Ron Bassman, Ph.D – Schizophrenia patient

From Ron Bassman – Overcoming the Impossible: My Journey Through Schizophrenia

Another study conducted by the United Nations through the World Health Organization found that people diagnosed with schizophrenia in Third World countries have higher rates of recovery than those who live in First World nations. Why is this? The thinking has been that families in underdeveloped  countries need each member to be productive. Therefore, there may be greater  tolerance for people who look and act differently. These people are necessary to  their families and community. They have value.



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