False hopelessness can kill you


If you have ever cared about someone who has touched by mental illness and been frustrated with how much they struggle in treatment- this youtube video is worth watching. Dr. Dan Fisher was diagnosed with schizphrenia as a young man and now he is a psychiatrists. He demolishes all kinds of myths, including the worry of giving patients ‘false hopes’ that they can be better. It is much more dangerous to give them false hopelessness.

here’s a video w Dan Fisher:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP_EW9u_TTw&feature=related

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