The recently released film "A Beautiful Mind" highlights the heavy toll of schizophrenia on individuals and their families. A panel talks about the latest research on this devastating mental illness, treatment options, and the painful decisions faced by families and others close to people who are diagnosed with this condition.

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  • Peg Nichols director of communications and media relations for Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; adult child of father with schizophrenia
  • Dr. Robert Keisling associate medical director for mental health for Unity Health Care
  • Dr. E. Fuller Torrey president of the Treatment Advocacy Center

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