Tom shares what it is like to be trapped in your own mind living with mental illness. Diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Tom shares the ups and downs of a journey with mental illness. Imagine a mind tormented with voices screaming at you, visions that are not real, and beliefs that are fixed in your mind as reality. Tom explains the tragedy that his psychosis brings upon him and how he overcomes it. Tom shares that the voices are command voices that tell him to inflict bodily harm on himself. The delusions make it hard to trust anyone except for his best friend who is there for him every day. The visions he sees make it nearly impossible to do basic tasks like driving a car or working a basic job. Imagine living two lives. The first life you have complete control over your senses and a second life in which your senses have complete control over you. Living with Autism and Schizophrenia Tom does his best to function in a world that does not understand him as well as one he does not understand. The demons struck Tom at the age of nineteen and took over his entire life. Tom shares how his medication helps and hurts him. There are pros and cons to every medication. He will share what the side effects are and how the psychosis has effected his personal and professional life in this excellent book.