N has been a day patient at north London's Dorothy Fish day hospital for 13 years - her ambition is never to leave. Then she meets glamourous new patient Poppy Shakespeare, an ad agency receptionist convinced she's not mad.
Did You Know?
A man stood up at a conference on the Media Reporting of Suicides (the suicide rate spikes when a suicide is reported) to say that he had heard that schizophrenics were 8 times more likely to kill someone than the average citizen, and that he felt the public had a right to know that. Schizophrenia only affects 1 percent of the population, which suggests that most of the murders are not originating from schizophrenics. Members of the audience were surprised to note that the man was heading up a Governmental Anti-Stigma Campaign. See more