– The Huxley Institute for Biosocial Research – What Schizophrenia Does

What Schizophrenia Does
A 20th-century artist, Louis Wain, who was fascinated by cats, painted these pictures over a period of time in which he developed schizophrenia. The pictures mark progressive stages in the illness and exemplify what it does to the victim’s perception.

(All pictures from Guttman-MacClay Collection, Institute of Psychiatry London. Used with permission.) Return to main page


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