Rima El-Boustani, Author at OC87 Recovery Diaries

Author: Rima El-Boustani

Rima El-Boustani is a Polish-Lebanese student living in Poland. She was born in Qatar and lived in Sweden at the time of her illness. She plans to go back to University and get her degree sometime next year. Eventually, she would like to be a researcher in Economics.
Psychosis: A Beginning. An End.

Psychosis: A Beginning. An End.


My impaired judgement was obvious even in the early days of my illness. I exhibited so many of the symptoms associated with psychosis—a substantial drop in my grades, trouble concentrating, declining hygiene, a significant weight loss, oscillating from strong emotions to a feeling of emptiness to name a few.