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LBD: "The Terrorist Inside My Husband's Brain"

Robin Williams' Widow Pens Essay Detailing Comedian's Dementia Struggle

The Terrorist Inside Robin Williams’ Brain
The journal Neurology published a unique and touching paper today: it’s by artist Susan Schneider Williams, the widow of actor Robin Williams, who died by suicide in August 2014. It’s titled The terrorist inside my husband’s brain, the ‘terrorist’ being Lewy Body disease (LBD), the neurodegenerative disorder that, as Schneider Williams recounts, destroyed his life.

Robin Williams' Widow Pens Essay Detailing Comedian's Dementia Struggle
Wikipedia: Dementia with Lewy bodies
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One in six people will get dementia: Number of people who have died with the disease DOUBLES in 13 years
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