– 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

Author: Ken Craig-Saunders

Born in New York, Educated in the Berkshires, Became an adult in CA and found my Soul in Seattle. I'm a bearish middle aged, happy man who lives w my husbear in the OC.