Monthly Archives: March 2008

Good Question…

All too often I am reminded (again) that the line of distinction between myself and my patients is really much thinner and less well-defined than the plexiglas divider between the nursing station and the rest of the unit. Here is one of those moments of insight, encountered recently during a mental health assessment: Me: “Do you see things other people don’t see, or hear things other people don’t hear?” Patient: (looking perplexed) “How would I know?” Indeed. If you know you’re having a delusion, it’s not a delusion any more, … Continue reading

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