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.

Here’s how she describes the first signs of her husbands’ illness:
The colors were changing and the air was crisp; it wa

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