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BRAVO MARTIN, Rafael. The illness of the silence: Relate of the mother of a schizophrenia. Index Enferm [online]. 2005, vol.14, n.51, pp.59-62. ISSN 1699-5988.

The current tendency of assisting the psychiatric sick person in the own home, with the intention of promoting the social integration from the beginnings of the illness, has as compensation a bigger emotional load if it fits in the family of a schizophrenia patient. The family unit is overwhelmed, deficiently informed and totally overflowed before the amalgam of consequences that unchains such a cruel illness as it is the schizophrenia. Consequences non alone related with the manifestation of different emotions (sadness, accuses, hostility, shame.), but also referred to the relational changes that take place among all the members of the family. He/she is Dawn, the main character of this biographical story and the sick person's mother who it assumes the protagonist in the care. But in their desire for their son's improvement also has to specify psychiatric attendance and of the infirmary professionals. Their symptoms of anxious and psychic connotations go fluctuating with the years according to the evolution. In spite of the situation so problematic in the one that Dawn is wrapped up, it arises of her it is fight crack that it pushes it to continue toward before.

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