“On Loneliness” by Professor Sharon Lawn was published in the Schizophrenia Bulletin on 23 August 2019. It was presented at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) Congress, held in Cairns Australia on May 15, 2019.
Hi Everyone. I received this article to day. It was written by Professor Sharon Lawn who cares for her husband who has significant mental illness and psychosocial disability. She is an advocate for better services in mental health. She is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Flinders University.
I think everyone will relate to her words, but it will particularly validate those of you who care for a partner diagnosed with BPD.
Hope you find it as good as I did. I cried of course!!
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