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I am sorry to hear about your mother. Dealing with someone in your family who has a mental illness can be overwhelming and difficult and often make you feel helpless. Be sure to take care of yourself as much as possible to help you cope with the stress.
Here are some resources to help you:http://schizophrenia.supportgroups.com/sg/schizophrenia/adult-children-of-schizophrenic
Growing Up With a Schizophrenic Mother Margaret J. Brown and Doris Parker Roberts
Daughters of Madness: Growing Up and Older with a Mentally Ill Mother (Women's Psychology) by Susan Nathiel
My Parents' Keeper: Adult Children of the Emotionally Ill by Eva Brown The Burden of Sympathy: How Families Cope With Mental Illness by XXXXX XXXXX Karp