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Henry and Patrick Cockburn, Living with Schizophrenia

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 05 February 2011

Henry Cockburn describes his experiences of schizophrenia as he emerges from six years of living in mental hospitals. While his father Patrick Cockburn, an award-winning foreign correspondent, talks about his battle to find a future for his son who was diagnosed with this cruel mental illness at the age of 20.

They talk to Carrie Gracie on The Interview.

  • Carrie Gracie (left) with Henry (middle) and Patrick Cockburn

    Carrie Gracie (left) with Henry (middle) and Patrick Cockburn

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