Investigating the link between the placenta and schizophrenia

The Galvins, Don and Mimi and their twelve children, in the late 1960s. (Image courtesy of the Galvin family.)

Who came up with the most damaging theory of why mothers were to blame for mental illness? A man, of course.

Mimi Galvin and six of her 12 children. Image courtesy of the Galvin family.

For the people considered too far gone, was recovery ever possible? The latest research — and innovative strategies — are offering hope.

Donald Galvin in the 1960s. Photo courtesy of The Galvin family

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The extremely rare complication you should know about

#1 New York Times best-selling author of “Hidden Valley Road” (an Oprah’s Book Club selection) and “Lost Girls”

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