I don't know Who — or what — put the question, I don't know when it was put. I don't even remember answering. But at some moment I did answer Yes to Someone — or Something — and from that hour I was certain that existence is meaningful and that, therefore, my life, in self-surrender, had a goal. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Diversity of Voices Nev Jones: Madness Radio
nevWhat if researchers collaborated with patients rather than treating them as "informants" and objects of study? Nev Jones survived her mother's frightening extreme states - and then her own mind unravelled into different realities. She was herself diagnosed with schizophrenia, and began a lifelong exploration of the uniqueness madness. Today Nev is a post-doctorate fellow at Stanford University, founder of Chicago Hearing Voices and the Lived Experience Research Network, and a leader in the movement to challenge professional dominance of research on psychosis. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
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