A First-Person Story Of Mental Illness In The Family
Society is slowly coming to grips with mental illness and acknowledging that it exists. Some things we still struggle to understand, like the frequent recurrence of mental illness in families.
That's a story Paolina Milana can tell about her own family, and does, in her book Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family .
The author and her family coped with her mother's schizophrenia, and then her sister erupted into her own psychotic episode.
Paolina Milana visits to explore the story further.