Saturday, May 05, 2012
Here's a weird and interesting story for those of you who enjoy evolutionary biology. Or mysteries.
Not so dramatic as this - we always think it more tragic when the person is smart or attractive - but I know lots of these stories. They aren't odd at all. This is what mental illness is. Working with such folks after the fall is how I earn my daily bread.
The gradual unraveling, until the symptoms become too great and cannot be contained by the coping methods, fit a moderately common age pattern.