New York Post reporter Susannah Cahalan and Emily Galigan talk about being misdiagnosed by psychiatrists and her new book “Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness”

Published on Nov 16, 2012 by

Brain on fire  Rare disease mistaken for mental illness
Doctors told Bill Gavigan his daughter Emily’s sudden paranoia was likely schizophrenia, but after seeing Susannah Cahalan on TODAY describing the same symptoms, he demanded Emily be tested for the her rare disease. Bill, Emily, and Susannah talk about the frightening illness outlined in Susannah’s new book, “Brain on Fire:  My Month of Madness.”

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