Sunday, April 4, 2010


O My Soul:

Here is a brief but nice article on lessoning the stigma of mental illness from the Mayo Clinic.

Stigma is complicated.

If I told you I broke my leg or have high cholesterol you would probably understand why I'm wearing a cast or taking Lipitor.

If I told you I have clinical depression with anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder on top of a dependent personality disorder, then you might just walk away...quickly.

The difference between the two situations is called stigma.


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