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I had to give up my struggle and allow myself to drift. I soon got wise to the situation. I kept a careful watch for the approach of a sister or staff nurse, and as soon as they came in my direction I pretended to be sound asleep. In that way I avoided being given more drugs. I was allowed visitors on the day after my operation. I expected my parents to come and I wanted to reassure them as much as possible, so just before six o'clock in the evening I combed my hair, sat up straight and tried to smile.

That evening I told my parents that I had seen the consultant and he had told me I would continue to have fibroids unless I had further treatment, and so it was best for me to have a hysterectomy straight away. I said nothing about the possibility that I might have cancer. There was no point in causing them unnecessary anxiety. 24 Part I: The Disintegration of My Personality They both looked shocked. ' 'That's right,' I replied, quietly, and without emotion. My mother shed a few silent tears. ' The subject closed.

I went through all the arguments about the origin of mental illness, but whatever the cause, environmental or genetic, I began to feel that it could be my tum next. First my brother and now me. As far as I was concerned there was no other illness more dreadful than schizophrenia. It had a devastating effect on the victim and also on the victim's family. I sat motionless, sick with fear. Gradually I was aware of feeling cold. I realised that I had been sitting thinking about my brother for the past two hours, and it was now growing dusk.

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