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Elyn Saks:
A tale of mental illness — from the inside

TEDGlobal 2012 · 14:52 · Filmed Jun 2012
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"Is it okay if I totally trash your office?" It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately.

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Mental health law scholar
Elyn Saks asks bold questions about how society treats people with mental illness. Full bio

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