This article by Erin Emiru (and her book as well) give a good description of what it is like to have schizophrenia, anosognosia, and the impact of medication.
I Thought I Was Too Smart for Schizophrenia
January 25, 2016, Erin Hawkes, medication
By Erin Emiru (nee Hawkes)
I have schizophrenia, they tell me. They line up my symptoms and thrust the diagnosis in my face. So here are your pills.
When I stop taking those medications I lose my grip on reality, but I don’t know this. They – my psychiatrist, a Security guard, the police – bring me to the hospital (again) and I am told (again) that I have schizophrenia.
No, I don’t. People with schizophrenia don’t have a Master’s degree in Neuroscience. I’m simply too intelligent to have schizophrenia, right?
Read the rest at: https://dawsonross.wordpress.com/2016/0 ... zophrenia/