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?
The Diagnosis of "Manic Depression" was changed to "Bipolar Disorder" partly because the words "Manic" and "Depressed" are often used flippantly and therefore are not good diagnostic signs. Of course, the word "Bipolar" is now fairly common too. See more