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Angelhead: My Brother's Descent into Madness

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 20 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:940
  1. Sean A Spence, senior clinical lecturer in psychiatry
  1. University of Sheffield

    Greg Bottoms

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    Headline, £9.99, pp 211 ISBN 0 7472 5271 8

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    After Greg Bottoms' brother developed a psychosis in adolescence, he was never the same. Nor was his family. “My brother saw the face of God. … He was fourteen, on LSD, shouting for help in the darkness of his room in our new suburban home. I was ten. I stood watching from his doorway, still, eyes cinched up tight as seams, trying to make out his writhing shape. I …

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