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Now Norway is offering drug-free treatment to people with psychosis – BBC News

People with psychosis are usually given powerful medication – in Norway they can now choose to go drug-free.



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By Lucy Proctor and Linda PresslyBBC News
image captionArt therapy helps Malin manage her condition
Most people with psychosis take powerful drugs to keep delusions and hallucinations at bay – but the side-effects can be severe. In Norway, a radical approach is now on offer via the national health system for patients who want to live drug-free.
Malin was 21 when her life began to unravel.
She had struggled with severe depression and low self-esteem since she was a teenager.
Then a voice inside…

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