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.
So many of the great contributors of society suffered from mental illnesses or depression!
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
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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.
In ages past till the mid part of the 20th century, treatment for mental illness robbed those suffering of human dignity. Meet early champions who were catalysts for change in mental health treatment.
The stigma suffered by users of psychiatric services can be more disabling than the actual mental health problems. This hub discusses how professional staff unintentionally stigmatise their patients.
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...
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.