So many of the great contributors of society suffered from mental illnesses or depression!
Often I saw a few of them walking slowly around the grounds. Like everything else, the clothing they wore was a dingy gray and their faces were blurred. I did not mention it to anyone when I saw them. The first time I...
Mental Illness does not hold the stigma of days gone by. More and more people are being hit with depression and more serious mental illnesses. Find encouragement and many resources here.
This is a literary analysis of feminist, sociologist, and novelist, Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" discussing the use of mental illness in literature.
Children who were not perfect and considered "feeble-minded" were shut away from society, their families, and everything they knew.
The general public often perceive people with psychosis as highly dangerous, a misconception fueled by sensationalist media reporting and psychiatry’s claim that they perform an important community-protection role....
Indigo Child Definition (courtesy of Wikipedia and Nancy Ann Tappe): A group of children supposedly possessing special traits; beliefs about the traits vary from paranormal abilities (e.g., ESP) to simply being more...
Many Americans think mental illness is caused by emotional weakness or is all in the sufferer's head. Physical illness is taken seriously, so why don't we take mental illness seriously as well
Mental health is one of the areas of medicine that is most misunderstood. People with mental illnesses are often judged- it's as if we chose to be this way. Mental illness isn't a choice, it's a gift.
Throughout time, stigmas have abounded. The stigma of mental illness continues with power, and people are suffering. Here is some valuable information to dispel the myths and learn the facts.