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    my daughter and her child
    cjstressed posted:
    my daughter was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. she just turned 22. it started around here 20th birthday. she has a little boy who will turn three in dec. will she ever get better enough to raise her child without worrying if she will relapse?
    bastet responded:
    Life has no guarantees...I have bipolar type, schizoaffective disorder. It took 11 years for them to find meds that worked/stopped the suffering for me, and now they aren't working well anymore. I was first diagnosed 20 years ago this year.

    It has been a roller coaster ride, and I've never liked roller coasters...

    Hopefully, she will take care of herself and her child to the best of her ability. Hopefully, she will do as her doctor prescribes; hopefully she will attend support groups such as But, as I said, there are no guarantees...
    bastet responded:
    What was her discharge planning when she was leaving the hospital?

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