Dr. Frank Sanchez and Dr. Jose R. Mackliff – (Left to right) – 1st Case Study filmed Surgery, June 3, 2017 Dr. Mackliff has recently filmed a case study BEAM surgery with before surgery interviews with patients and family members, and 72 hours later interviews with Patients and family members that already show the […]
Males with schizophrenia attempt suicide at a much higher rate than females; approximately 60% of them will make at least one attempt. The result of these attempts is that between 10% and 15% of people with schizophrenia have historically committed suicide. (NIMH) Psychiatrists should counsel parents with children with schizophrenia to be aware of this. […]
Please enjoy our film sample (8 minutes) of Introduction to A Life Worth Living – Solution to Schizophrenia to give you an idea of what to expect from my documentary. Click on Videos on menu bar at top of blog, and select film sample. Best, Suzanne A. Patterson, Producer of A Life Worth Living – Solution to Schizophrenia.
The film A Life Worth Living – Solution for Schizophrenia has been accepted for sponsorship by the International Documentary Association (IDA). This positions us (the film team) to apply for funds from film funding organizations. The letter of support is shown below: New filming is planned in Ecuador in June and a 10′ film sample has just been […]
Excerpts from A Life Worth Living – Schizophrenia Alternative Treatment: Part 3 – A Solution for Schizophrenia Narcissi, BEAM patient from Guayaquil, Ecuador The second patient interviewed was Narcissa, a forty-seven-year-old woman who was submitted to BEAM surgery six years ago after suffering with schizophrenia for twenty-five years. Her illness began at fifteen years old when she began […]
I am re-posting this post with the comment that Danny told me that it took three years to completely recover from schizophrenia. He did not experience any relapses. Other patients who had BEAM surgery had one or more relapses and had to resume higher doses of anti-psychotic drugs for periods of time. In my book I […]
Excerpts from A Life Worth Living – Schizophrenia Alternative Treatment: Part 3 – A Solution for Schizophrenia Suzanne Ayer Patterson and Dr. Jose Mackliff at Grand Hotel de Guayaquil Chapter 4 Making a Documentary Film My research into the BEAM treatment and Dr. Mackliff ultimately led me to travel to Guayaquil, Ecuador, in May of 2016, with a […]