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My Nephew Sees Angels

Tue, Jun 6th 2006

My nephew has just revealed to me that he went through a psychotic break last year, and that he had been having mentsl health problems since he was 22. He is now 30. He told me that when he turns the lights out he sees lights that he thinks are angels. These are not lights from outside. Sometimes he sees them in one spot and sometimes he sees them move. Most of the lights are white or gold color but sometimes they are green and the bad ones are red. He is not particularly scared of these "angels" but doesn't know why they appear. He said he tries to keep on the lights before returning home after work so that he won't think about the lights. Sometimes he thinks about the lights and they appear. What can I do to help him?

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