Janey Antoniou, 39, is a happily-married professional woman who was diagnosed as schizophrenic 10 years ago. Hearing voices and cutting herself “to let the evil out”, she was more a danger to herself than other people. Through the stories of four sufferers and their families, Edge Of Madness challenges popular misconceptions held about schizophrenics. Interviews with experts highlight the ground-breaking treatments, such as family therapy and the new drug chlozapine, which can help people like Janey. She, meanwhile, feels “it would be great if the public realised most of us are just not very confident about our perception of the world.”
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