The Head of the Nepal School of Social Work, attempts to capture the historical transition of Nepal from a monarchical regime to a young republic, from a failed state to a fledgling democracy. To an outsider Nepal appears chaotic and many political commentators warn of looming anarchy leading to collapse of the social order and the fragmentation of the nation. Contrary to their belief, the Nepalese communities have managed their transitions pretty well.
Receiving a diagnosis of schizophrenia can be regarded as a significantly adverse life event and is an indication that the person is regarded to be vulnerable, rather than resilient, if viewed using the stress-diathesis model, because they have responded to stress by becoming unwell rather than thriving. Is it possible then, for a person who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia to respond resiliently or to develop resilience in the journey with schizophrenia?