Speaking to a Schizophrenic Before and After Daily Medications


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Resident schizophrenic, Michelle Hammer, is a different person when she first wakes up. Before taking her psychiatric medications, she isn’t as coherent, engaged, or energetic as we are accustomed to her being. For this episode – in a controlled environment – Michelle speaks with Gabe before taking her morning psychiatric medications so she can give the audience a small glimpse of how she feels when she starts each day.

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Highlights from ‘Schizophrenic Before Medication’ Episode

[0:30] Recording first thing before Michelle (schizophrenic) has taken her psychiatric medicine. [2:00] Michelle answers a list of questions from Gabe.

[8:00] Gabe explains to listeners how Michelle is behaving while off her medications.

[09:50] Show is paused and resumes after time has passed; Michelle has now taken her meds.

[12:00] Michelle answers more questions from Gabe – this time, medicated.

[15:00] How does Michelle feel about the ‘off med’ recordings?

[19:00] Michelle has confidence in her recovery, but still has feelings.

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