Dr. Phil: Schizophrenic Child Jani & Homeless Heroin Addict Treatment

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Dr. Phil: June 5 2013

On Dr. Phil June 5 2013, Susan and Michael’s schizophrenic child, Jani, has over 100 imaginary friends that populate an alternate reality that she has created in her mind, Calalini. How do they manage to take care of her and her autistic brother, and how is it affecting their marriage?

Then, Ashley, who is a 25-year-old schizophrenic heroin addict, came on the show to get help not only for herself, but for the broken relationship that she shared with her mother, Lisa.

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Dr. Phil: Schizophrenic Child’s World & Schizophrenia Symptoms In Kids

Dr. Phil: Schizophrenic Child Jani & Schizophrenic Heroin Addict

Jani is a schizophrenic child whose parents are at their wit’s end.

Jani is 10 years old, and is suspected to have been born with schizophrenia. Her imaginary friends tell her to cause harm to other people and to jump off of buildings. Her parents, Susan and Michael, have written a book about the challenges of raising a schizophrenic child called January First.

Dr. Phil: Schizophrenic Child’s World & Schizophrenia Symptoms In Kids

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Dr. Phil: Schizophrenic Child Jani Suffers From A Flight Of Ideas

Jani’s childhood schizophrenia causes her to have a flight of ideas, a condition that makes focusing on one topic for more than a few seconds nearly impossible. Dr. Phil experienced this erratic behavior first hand, when he brought Jani into his home to meet her.

Dr. Phil: Janie, A Schizophrenic Child, Suffers From A Flight Of Ideas

Dr Phil: Making A Marriage Work With Developmentally Disabled Children

Michael and Susan’s marriage has suffered at the hands of their difficult parenting life. Having two developmentally disabled children, one a schizophrenic child and another autistic, has done a lot of damage. Dr. Phil advised them on how to save their marriage.

Dr Phil: Making A Marriage Work With Developmentally Disabled Children

Dr. Phil: Ashley Is A Homeless, Schizophrenic Heroin Addict

Dr. Phil wanted Susan and Michael to see what could happen to Jani when she grows up if proper parenting isn’t employed, so he brought in Ashley, who has been living with hallucinations since she was eight and is now addicted to heroin, which her mother, Lisa, sometimes helps her get.

Dr. Phil: Ashley Is A Homeless, Schizophrenic Heroin Addict

Dr. Phil: Homeless Heroin Addict Gets Treatment From Creative Care

Ashley has lost her four-year-old daughter, and shares a very damaging relationship with her mother, all because of her schizophrenia and heroin addiction. She wanted to get help for both problems, and Dr. Phil arranged to have her sent to Creative Care in Malibu, a dual-diagnostic facility that can help mentally ill people with drug addictions.

Dr. Phil: Schizophrenic Heroin Addict Gets Help From Creative Care

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