Talking about confusion — 2 Comments

  1. It is a very difficult thing to witness in someone close to you. Many people want to believe the one that is suffering will get better and all will be back to normal. It is possible that Pat’s friends didn’t want to believe because they knew her when she was strong and they became afraid that if it could happen to her, it could happen to them.

  2. I think part of the reaction arises from fear, and part arises from the stigma still attached to mental illness.

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