Q&As

Intimate interviews with remarkable people living their lives while managing a condition.

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We Are Legion, We Anxious People

Author and ex-dominatrix Kat Kinsman talks about how to defeat "the feral cat to depression's black dog" and "coming out" as mentally ill.
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I'm Still Here: What It's Like To Live With Dementia

In a brave and important interview, Kim Ovard opens up about her own diagnosis, and challenges assumptions about what people with dementia are capable of.
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The Blind Mountain Hiker Who Paints What He Feels

British landscape artist Keith Salmon didn't let the loss of sight disrupt his love of painting the outdoors.
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Beauty Beyond Psoriasis

As a beauty blogger, Christina Patrice has made her condition visible to the whole world.
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How To Help A Loved One With Dementia

Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer's Speaks, explains why we shouldn't try to capture the people we love in a freeze-frame, even at the end of their lives.
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Paralyzed by Multiple Sclerosis, A Writer Dictates His Novels

Acclaimed writer and guitarist Anthony Weller has been paralyzed from the neck down since 2010, but continues to pen novels by dictating to a live typist.
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The Scholar With Schizophrenia

Elyn R. Saks was just a teenager when she started believing her thoughts could kill other people. But with treatment, her schizophrenia didn't stop her from living a happy, intellectually-fulfilling life.
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Painting In Pain

Haiti-born artist Hertz Nazaire explains why he rejected commercial success in order to bring visibility to those, like him, suffering from Sickle-cell disorder.