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?
In 2006 a Massachusetts couple were convicted of murdering their Bipolar-diagnosed child because the prosecution alleged they had been overdosing her from her usual medication regime (Seroquel, Clonidine and Valproate) just in order to make her sleep. The child was 3 and had barely learned to talk. In the USA, psychiatric drugs are the subject of television infomercials. See more