Mental Podcast Show

Schizophrenia and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are complicated illnesses for which quick fixes do not work. It often seems like popular media outlets cover and sell ideas that dealing with anxiety is just a matter of learning a few mindfulness exercises or wrapping yourself up in a weighted blanket. I see less in the media addressing the┬ásymptoms of schizophrenia. Still, I know from experience that people can think that just telling someone with delusions or hallucinations that they aren’t real will somehow make the belief disappear (it doesn’t).

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