Robin Cunningham, Patient Expert

Robin wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Schizophrenia.

Passive Ignorance - An Impediment to Acceptance

For a variety of reasons, many individuals with schizophrenia don’t get satisfactory treatment until years after the onset of their mental illness, if at all. In some cases this may be a consequence of the fact that there are no definitive diagnostic ...
Robin Cunningham

Canvas: A Movie with Many Dimensions

It is a rare event when a motion picture presents paranoid schizophrenia in a responsible and accurate light. Canvas, which is due for release in five U.S. cities on October 12th of this year, is just such an event. We are thankful for it. The movie ...
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Delusions of Grandeur and Paranoia

Delusions of Paranoia and Grandeur are common among those of us with schizophrenia. These are generally constructed from materials at hand. It appears that religious ideation has been the most common over the centuries. In the 1950s abduction by spac...
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The Value of Support and Socialization

The perspectives on schizophrenia I can provide are not those of a psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed clinical social worker, but rather a consumer and family member. I have walked the walk on both sides of the street. As such, I can speak with e...
Robin Cunningham

Coping with Disbelief and Denial of Family Members

_The perspectives on schizophrenia I can provide are not those of a psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed clinical social worker, but rather a consumer and family member. I have walked the walk on both sides of the street. As such, I can speak with ...
Robin Cunningham

Meet Robin Cunningham, Schizophrenia Expert Patient

Scientist, Businessman, Poet, and Activist, Cunningham Copes with Schizophrenia Daily Robin Cunningham holds a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Washington. After graduate studies in psychology at Washington and The University of No...
Robin Cunningham