3 lori tufts university medford , massachusetts september 1977 - june 1981
lori schiller, seventeen daughter of a perfect family with a successful background at only the age of 17 august 1976 lori started to hear voices in her head. Not knowing why she continued on with her studies in high school but as soon as she grew older and went off on her own into the real world the voices got louder and louder .
4 lori winters new york city july 1981 - march 1982
At first, things seemed okay and calm even pleasant but as weeks, months went by Lori was obsessing over what had happened two years prior. That's, when things began to change her mood changed the world around her, became dark and cloudy. The voices that followed her were constant and she never told anyone until they started to affect her everyday life.
5 marvin schiller scarsdale , new york, march 1982 - june 1982
As Lori looks back at her childhood now with an illness she specifically remembers having a black dog that was chained up to the door and unable to move very far. One day she says she was in the kitchen with him and she grew very angry to the point where she got a golf club and beat the dog. This was probably one of the most distinct memories of a hallucination Lori experience as a young child because even her parents said they never had a dog.
6 payne whitney clinic , new york city , june 1982
Lori winters is roommates with Lori schiller the woman with the mental illness and Lori W is close friends with Lori S , Lori W was bubbly creative and outgoing totally the opposite from loris this was around the time Lori S was in college with Lori W when her illness suddenly got worse and she had to be admitted into a hospital halfway through her successful career .
parents Marvin Schiller, nancy schiller receive a call from Lori W she was so upset with something involving Lori S their daughter. Lori had attempted to overdose on her medication which contributed to her being admitted into a hospital where she was told she had schizophrenia and all these voices were hallucinations . although they did put lori on medication is wasn't working as effectively as some days she didnt seem herself .
6/17/82 medical record notes say Lori was admitted and was afraid she would take a hammer and destroy her apartment because of the voices long story short lori recovers and writes the book along with her friend