Monthly Archives: August 2010

Caregiving: A “moral act”

An anthropologist at Harvard Medical School, Arthur Kleinman, writes movingly about a sensitive subject for many family members of loved ones with psychiatric disabilities: caregiving. Within the sometimes cold and officious realm of scientific medicine, the author holds that caregiving is a moral act. … Continue reading

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Devastastion, Frustration, Admiration: Fathers of children with schizophrenia

We recently discovered this exellent report of a clinical study about the experience of fathers of adult children with schizophrenia. So much of what it reports is exactly what many fathers experience. Read this and know the maelstrom especially affects fathers, who find themselves devastated … Continue reading

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