Andrew Scull

When six of her 12 children went mad, Mimi Galvin did her best to make to light of it

Robert Kolker’s fine book, Hidden Valley Road, is a moving dissection of what it means for a family to live with the depredations of schizophrenia

The Galvin family, photographed before the birth of the two girls. Horrors spiralled out of control when six sons were diagnosed as schizophrenic

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