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?
Some psychiatric patients are given a secondary diagnosis of a "Co-Morbid" condition, which may be more to do with the defense mechanisms developed in order to deal with the predicament and stigma of having been diagnosed in the first place. See more