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Stalking Irish Madness: The Video

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Patrick produced a very cool video of himself in Ireland, which really gives you the feel for the book. And to get to his website, visit www.stalkingirishmadess.com.

To watch the YouTube video, click here.

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posted March 18, 2009 at 5:38 pm


If the well has high contents of Lithium, that may be why the sufferers of early schizophrenia “could” have found a “cure,” or at least some relief from their “madness.” I was first diagnosed as “schizophrenic” in 1968, before the label of “bipolar disorder” was just a gleam in some psychiatrist’s eye. I was on Lithium for 20 years, until it caused neuropathy in both legs, at which time I was prescribed Depakote. I am doing very well, and am stabilized on my meds. One thing that made a deep impression on me in this video was – the Druids believed that a person could be cursed with “madness” for 17 generations! I know my bipolar came from both my maternal grandfather (parnoid schizophrenic), and my mother (bipolar). Just KNOWING there is a genetic component for my dis-ease makes it easier to bear. Enjoyed the video!



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