Schizophrenia by Divakar Choudhury
Mental health is often ignored by people of all classes,
📎This book is a story of a man,a well known teacher,son of a well known lawyer who killed his wife and kids in a rage,got capital punishment which was later converted into life imprisonment due to his mental condition of schizophrenia
📎Of course killing people even incase of insanity is not acceptable but ‘what if this man got treated and diagnosed on time?’
📎During the case the family drowned in debts,and mental pressure,
Written by his brother we see closely how Divakar Choudhury falls in to mental illness and his treatment phase .
📎This book is such a good account of first hand experience with a mental illness,but I hardly see it any where,no reviews on Amazon, Goodreads anywhere,my sister picked it randomly at a library cafe and got so intrigued that we got it
📎 **According to the World Health Organisation, one in every 100 persons suffers from schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterised by abnormalities in the perception or expression of reality. In other words, a person loses the ability to think, feel or behave in a normal way. Patients suffer from hallucinations and delusions – they hear voices and see strangers around them. It starts in the most productive period of life 15-45 years**