Why did Nash stop taking his meds? In your opinion, was this a valid reason to stop? What was the result of him going off the meds?

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After being hospitalized, John Nash receives insulin shock therapy for his schizophrenia. He's also put on a course of first-generation anti-psychotic medication. Before long, though, Nash has stopped taking his meds, as he cannot handle the side effects.

The first generation of anti-psychotic medications had a number of side effects, including stiffening of the muscles, over-sedation, and sexual problems. But there was another potential side...

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