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stigma

  1. Mister.B

    All only children are crazy and rude.

    Ok, *I* know this isn't true..... But has anyone ever made you feel like all of your symptoms and illness derive from you having no brothers or sisters? Baring in mind, I was perfectly fine throughout most of my junior years. I don't think that the stigma is justified in my case. Do most only...
  2. cpuusage

    The Successful Creation of a Societal Delusion . . . and the Increase in Stigma It Has Spawned

    The Successful Creation of a Societal Delusion . . . and the Increase in Stigma It Has Spawned The Successful Creation of a Societal Delusion . . . and the Increase in Stigma It Has Spawned | Psychology Today Ever since the revised edition of DSM III was published in 1987, the psychiatric...
  3. J

    The diagnosis that nobody wants

    I am reading more and more about bpd and those who suffer from all seem to not want this condition more so than other conditions it seems the stigma is very high for this?
  4. F

    The most toxic issue facing those with mental health problems is stigma

    The most toxic issue facing those with mental health problems is stigma Stigma and discrimination can greatly exacerbate the difficulties faced by people with mental health problems. We know that; we've heard it repeatedly; many of us have experienced it. We know that stigma is not just a word...
  5. M

    Mental Illness stigma: the myth of the 'violent schizophrenic''

    Manchester Psychiatry Society Blog: The Stigma of Mental Illness: The Myth of the Homicidal ‘Schizophrenic’ pt 1/2
  6. Dita85

    Confused and Angry

    Sorry if this is long! After repeated suicide attempts, self harm, paranoia etc my excellent GP referred me to the CMHT. Between the referral and the assessment I was admitted to hospital after another attempt. I saw an amazingly good psychiatrist - he really 'got' me and everything he asked or...
  7. cpuusage

    Stigma Begins and Ends With Psychiatry: Time to Stop Labeling and Disabling

    Stigma Begins and Ends With Psychiatry: Time to Stop Labeling and Disabling Stigma Begins and Ends With Psychiatry: Time to Stop Labeling and Disabling - Mad In America
  8. F

    Fighting mental illness stigma in the classroom

    Fighting mental illness stigma in the classroom » The Mental Elf
  9. S

    I wonder why? - People in the Media

    I always wonder why there are celebrities that come out as having Bi-Polar Disorder, Depression and Anxiety Disorders but 'never' Schizophrenia or Schizo-Affective Disorder. Do you feel it's 'still' because of all the stigma out there? I mean surely, there must be some famous peeps diagnosed...
  10. A

    A Widespread Stigma

    Why are people with mental illness judged unfairly? - http://insight.kellogg.northwestern.edu/index.php/Kellogg/article/a_widespread_stigma & How to INCREASE stigma in mental health — fight stigma the conventional way - How to INCREASE stigma in mental health — fight stigma the...
  11. J

    Not understanding

    the edge between reality and fantasy is a fuzzy The psychiatrist tried talking about "stigma" but fuck that I have too much already on to start worrying about stigma. My mind does'nt rest on any one topic enough to take in what is meant by stigma, the voices alone interupt my train of thoughs...
  12. A

    Introducing myself

    Hello everyone, I'm new here so thought I'd introduce myself. I suffer from mental health problems and came across this site while reseaching the stigma surrounding mental health x
  13. sjc83

    Misconceptions about mental illness/depression

    Hello folks, hope you are ok... Since I have told people that I have suffered depression, I have noticed that there are some people who are very ignorant about what depression really means... Some people believe that in order to be depressed, the person with the condition has to be dirty...
  14. D

    Stigma a major fear.

    Just wondering here to myself, i was diagnosed in Devember 2011 after a lifetime of being MI. I live in Ireland in what u would call a small town and the social stigma of Mental Illness is more, that people fear it and its down to that they dont understand. All through my life ,all i would hear...
  15. N

    fed up with the stigma surrounding mental health

    just wondering what people's experiences are with the stigma about mental health conditions and what we can do to change it. I am a nurse myself, but suffer from PTSD and depression. i have recently spend 10 weeks on a mental health ward and have come across so many barriers preventing me from...
  16. J

    Stigma

    I was diagnosed schizophrenic 15 years ago. I don't think I ever heard voices though. Instead I heard irritating tunes. I also had strange beliefs. I can converse normally in social situations and have done college courses and stuff since then. I am still seriously affected by the stigma of my...
  17. Rambuie Perspecador

    Some thinking on Stigma - Canadian perspectives (video)

    http://youtu.be/dFdYqRuqKDM
  18. -Phoenix-

    The Impact of Stigma in 2011

    The Time to Change campaign did a survey towards the end of 2011 on stigma and mental health. The Summary is here. "From your responses, we learned that stigma and discrimination is still very much widespread in society, with 80% of people saying they had experienced it at some point. It...
  19. megirl

    Stigma

    I have just spent a fewdays in the psych ward it was a positive experience and I feel more settled in myself which is good. Anyway funny in some kind of way I fitted in! It was like I arent a nurse anymore and I seem to be giving off different vibes? God knows what but I found it quite...
  20. diamondshine

    grrr

    I used to play hockey and there's a facebook group for the team that I'm still part of. Am so annoyed with them. The captain posted earlier that training was cancelled tonight because the floodlights were broken and the winds were too strong. Then 2 hours later someone else posted "training is...
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