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Robin Williams’ Suicide a Sobering Reminder of the Human Toll Exacted by Severe Mental Illness
Date:8/14/2014

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014

In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide, there is one question on the minds of those who mourn his passing: how could someone with everything – dazzling talent, financial and creative success, respect of his peers, a loving family, and adoration from his fans – feel that there was so little to live for that he took his own life?

“Severe depression is a mental illness and it is not conquered by fame and fortune,” says Janice Holly Booth, whose true crime novel A Voice out of Nowhere tells the factual story of a young man who committed mass murder while under the influence of untreated paranoid schizophrenia. “And when you have a severe form of mental illness – in Williams’ case depression – you will battle those dark demons your whole life.”

There is a tendency, says Booth, to try and make sense of radical actions – like suicide or other violence – using our own frames of reference. “But that’s not realistic,” she says. “Thoughts, feelings, emotions – reality itself – is distorted in the mind of a person suffering from severe mental illness.” When Booth wrote A Voice Out of Nowhere, she did so with the express intention of helping people understand what it is like inside the mind of a person who is experiencing psychosis. The book has been praised by a forensic psychiatrist as a “brilliantly written journey into the mind
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