I spent most of today hanging out in the locked unit in the psych ward, and everyone was so mad it was kind of amazing to observe. One patient was brought over because they lit a fire on the open ward! Exciting stuff.
Another patient I described as “pleasantly psychotic”, we had very interesting conversations.
Also because the registrar was away I got to play doctor and help the consultant out, which made me feel useful.
I really love Psychiatry, and it was my goal from the start of my degree, but I told myself I shouldn’t do it because I’m crazy myself. But I just love it, the crazier the better.