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The Sights and Sounds of Schizophrenia

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The Sights and Sounds of Schizophrenia

The Sights and Sounds of Schizophrenia

The Sights and Sounds of Schizophrenia

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The textbook description of schizophrenia is a listing of symptoms: delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech and behavior. But what does schizophrenia really feel like? NPR's Joanne Silberner reports on a virtual reality experience that simulates common symptoms of the mental illness. Hear and see samples of one of the simulations.

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