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Diary From the Front Lines

“I hear voices…sometimes it’s just Mom”

Christian G. Wolff, MD

Published: October 1, 1999

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Starting the week with a call night, I was summoned to the hospital to admit apartner’s patient. A 14-year-old, KD, earlier had made a suicide gesture—swallowing 20 dextroamphetamine tablets. It seems that her mother had beenplanning a weekend getaway with her girlfriends and the daughter was miffedat being left out of the fun.

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