Quote by Antonin Artaud
I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat.
In this quote, the author reflects on their personal experience in a mental institution, revealing the impact of their interactions with psychiatrists. Despite not having suicidal ideations before, the author expresses how the presence and conversations with psychiatrists intensified their desire to end their own life. The quote suggests that the frustration and powerlessness felt during therapy sessions reached a point where the author even contemplated aggression towards the psychiatrist. It highlights the complex dynamics and emotional disturbances that can occur during mental health treatment.