Mental Illness: A Society of Stigma

I would like to start this essay by saying that mental illness is an issue that hits extremely close to home. Both of my uncles on my fathers side developed schizophrenia in their 20’s. One of them, upon being diagnosed, committed suicide. This happened before I was born, but the fall-out is still visible in … Read more

Hypochondriasis, a mental illness

Hypochondriasis is a mental illness wherein an individual is preoccupied with the fear of having or the idea of having a serious disease. It involves the misunderstanding of bodily symptoms. The sensations of most hypochondriacs are intense and disturbing, leading to incorrectly connecting the symptoms to a serious disease. It said that hypochondria is caused … Read more

History of Mental Health by Mind

Article from MIND better mental health Histort of mental health factsheets: You are welcome to print and photocopy this page of Mind’s website. Organisations are free to distribute copies to service users and colleagues, but must ensure they always use the latest version, as available on the website, at the time of distribution. 1601 The … Read more

The History of Mental Illness

People with depression and people who are sad are something totally different. Last y, people with schizophrenia are viewed as crazy and dangerous. For these reasons, history has viewed these individuals differently and have been misunderstood. Because of the fact that people never quite understood mental illness, undivided LULAS were often mistreated. If you had … Read more

The History of Mental Illness

People with depression and people who are sad are something totally different. Last y, people with schizophrenia are viewed as crazy and dangerous. For these reasons, history has viewed these individuals differently and have been misunderstood. Because of the fact that people never quite understood mental illness, undivided LULAS were often mistreated. If you had … Read more