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At the 2008 convention, I was fortunate to catch up
with Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI's medical director, and his colleague, Stephen M.
Goldfinger, MD, professor and chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
Sciences, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. Their insights into schizophrenia in young
people I offer as a complement to my first blog outlining the findings of NAMI's
recent survey. We chatted outdoors in
the Florida sun.
CB: First, I'd like to know how you got involved in the blog for MTV's True Life: I Have Schizophrenia . All three of the people featured had
different stories. Schizophrenia in each
person is as unique as his or her thumbprint.
Comment on this, and how MTV put human faces on the illness.
KD: I think MTV did a great job, and they picked interesting young adults living
with schizophrenia and each of them has a different kind of package of what
they're doing, how they're living, the supports and the s...
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