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Angela
05-10-16, 18:04
The poor guy. There is no cure, but it might have helped if he'd known the cause for his extreme anxiety and depression and loss of memory.

These are the worst diseases, in my book. Your mind is what makes you who you are...the prospect of losing it is terrifying.

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2016/09/29/the-terrorist-inside-robin-williams-brain/#.V_T-peArLNN

firetown
06-12-16, 08:49
According to his friend Billy Connolly, they both spoke about Parkinson's quite a bit (which Billy has as well):


“We used to talk about Parkinson’s a lot. He would call me and we would compare notes. His was early onset, the same as mine. Everybody worries about it. It’s like a mugger following you around.



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/11102490/Billy-Connolly-interview-Robin-Williams-tried-to-say-goodbye-to-me.html