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Depressed? Stigma Says Don’t Tell

If someone knows you have a mental illness you’re screwed.  Stigma says fear mental illness:  think mental illness think shootings, homeless addicts, vandalism, physical and sexual abuse, weak character, low intelligence, and lack of integrity. Stigma says mental illness is shameful.  If you have a mental illness you don't look or act abnormal. Stigma says mental

What Schizophrenia Looks Like From the Inside

I Have Schizophrenia:  How What You See  is Experienced by Me. The following list is based on what we see in people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder told from a first person perspective. Maybe it helps to have a glimpse of the inner reasoning behind behaviors we find hard to understand.  It's not a technical/diagnostic list.

Behind the Mask

She's defensive and cries easily. It's as if an alien came and took away my daughter.

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My Son Is Bipolar (part 1)

What to look for and how to find help when your child is depressed. (part 1)

Coming to Terms With My Bipolar Diagnosis

From Diagnosis to Recovery: Coming to Terms With My Bipolar Diagnosis -C.G.                                                                                      My