This book was written for people with an interest in psychiatry. This tells how people with a psychiatric illness can be misunderstood. How psychiatry has advanced from thirty years ago. Due to patient's privacy, no names or correct initials were used. It is important to understand that mental illness is a reality. Most people dońt think about someone with a mental lillness, until they read the news and someone has been shot. If people would seek help before their anger gets out of hand, they could get help. It is important to realize if a family member is abusive. There are things you can do. Leave before it is too late. There are shelters for men and women who are victims of abuse. If you know of someone in danger contact your local police agency.