schizophrenia: But he didn't know that at first, according to CTV. I was manic depressive, they say, I was obsessive compulsive, he told CTV News. For Marek Wroblewski, it was schizophrenia. But it was actually schizophrenia, and when it hit me, I wasn't prepared. He worked much of his life, but his undiagnosed mental illness plagued him, causing him to make poor decisions that led to his money disappearing as fast as he earned it. The 59-year-old immigrant arrived in Canada from Poland as a translator and occasional actor. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.