When she’s experiencing hallucinations, artist Sue Morgan feels compelled to draw; to ‘get it out of her head’. Sue was diagnosed with schizophrenia about 20 years ago. The drawing is therapeutic, but it’s also Sue’s way of expressing the complex and sometimes frightening secret world in her head. In this film Sue meets Sukhi Shergill, a clinician and researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. He’s also making pictures, but using MRI to peer inside the brains of schizophrenia patients.
Read more about schizophrenia: http://www.nature.com/nature/outlook/schizophrenia/index.html
We asked Sue to design the cover for our collection of articles about schizophrenia. Sue talks about the design in this short video: http://youtu.be/tIy_8VLf0Lo