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Of course, it is hard to comment meaningfully without details of the brother’s diagnosis – schizophrenia? bipolar? – or the natures of his delusions (if any).
But there are some interesting passages in Henry’s Demons (written by both father and son, as relative and sufferer respectively) by Patrick and Henry Cockburn in which Henry talks of his need to escape hospital and to reconnect with nature and freedom. (In doing so, though, Henry would – in the estimation of medical staff, police and his relatives – often put his life in danger, mainly through acute neglect.)
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