Making Sense Of One Of The Most Misunderstood Symptoms"She fills out forms for her disability and she puts down that she has a sleep disorder," says Halifax, Nova Scotia, mother Jane Collins of her daughter, Martha. "She won't talk about her schizophrenia; she gets very mad and very defensive if I ask her about it. She tells me it's none of my business and I don't know what I'm talking about."
Martha has been struggling withsymptoms of schizophrenia
for more than 10 years and since she won't admit she has an illness, she is not getting the help and support she needs.
"I feel like right now we're in a dead space," Collins says. "She's not getting any better and she's not going anywhere because she doesn't want to follow through with treatment."View Article