Children who were not perfect and considered "feeble-minded" were shut away from society, their families, and everything they knew.
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
#BlueWhale stories have become common page fillers in our newspapers and the spread of rumour has led to the #Bangladesh High Court wanting to limit internet access. But does this action really tack
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
Because he was never taken from the crib, never taught how to walk or make his body function, he could do nothing but lay there. The muscles of his legs never developed and he still kept them pulled up to his body as a...