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Seven Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Seven Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

30.07.2015.

Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs — and it’s about time to set the record straight.

Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated. The many fallacies that surround mental health disorders can make managing them all the more difficult. After all, research suggests stigma acts as a barrier to mental illness treatment.

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–Information by Lindsay Holmes

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