Mental Disorders Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 67 Quotes About Mental Disorders

#1. Counting calories is not the answer, because eating is not the problem. - Author: Anita Johnston
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#2. People that have been consistently hurt by others in life will only see the one time you hurt them and be blinded to all the good your heart has to offer. They look no further than what they want to see. Unfortunately, most of them remain a victim throughout their life. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#3. I never understood the theory, once popular among doctors, that blamed mental disorders on too little or too much mother love. My own mother was my darling. - Author: Gene Tierney
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#4. Often," she said, "physical ailments drive the mental. The brain is an organ, after all. Someday, people will understand that better and stop treating mental disorders as if they're this untouchable entity separated from the biological, like an ugly secret hiding beneath our skulls. - Author: Anne McAneny
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#5. I was much crazier than I had imagined. Or maybe it was a bad idea to read DSM-IV when you're not a trained professional. Or maybe the American Psychiatric Association had a crazy desire to label all life a mental disorder. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#6. The reason I don't Kill Myself
is because I know I can. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#7. I have heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after vaccines. - Author: Rand Paul
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#8. It is in my head! That's why it's called Mental Illness. - Author: Roni Askey-Doran
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#9. We are all a collection of lost causes, stashed here so no one has to see just how wounded we are. - Author: Meg Haston
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#10. If a person refuses to develop his potential, it can lead to nervous or mental disorders, somatic diseases and personal degradation - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#11. Even sleep offered no respite from my mental disorders. There was Nightmare Disorder, which is diagnosed when the sufferer dreams of being "pursued or declared a failure." All my nightmares involve someone chasing me down the street while yelling, "You're a failure! - Author: Jon Ronson
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#12. [L]ibrarians, like ministers of religion, and poets, and people with mental health disorders, can make people nervous. - Author: Ian Sansom
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#13. Sometimes I get so sad that it jest sounds good. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#14. the essential feature of the Dissociative Disorders is a disruption in the usually integrated functions of consciousness, memory, identity,or perception - Author: American Psychiatric Association
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#15. Early identification of patients who suffer from dissociative symptoms and disorders is essential for successful treatment, because these disorders do not resolve spontaneously. - Author: Marlene Steinberg
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#16. Addictions and mental disorders are like a disease, and they need treatment. - Author: Syesha Mercado
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#17. The fear, though, is unassailable. The dark balls of dread pinball through my brain. This is what anxiety does to a brain, I know that. A barrage of intrusive, unwanted, and distressing thoughts that the person thinking them can't turn them off no matter how hard they try... - Author: Lauren Miller
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#18. [A]ll mental disorders are in some sense passionate convictions about the situation of the self in the world. - Author: Alan A. Stone
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#19. Suicide and mental health problems have no boundaries. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#20. A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure. - Author: Robert Graves
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#21. You want to be there for me but an anxiety attack is a solitary activity. - Author: R. YS Perez
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#22. Everybody struggles with this stuff, you know. With social discomfort and grief and fitting in. People with syndromes, people with disorders, people with diagnoses, and without. People who would be classified as neurotypical. Idiots and geniuses, maids and doctors. Nobody's got it all figured out. - Author: Jael McHenry
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#23. In order to master compassion, you have to spend time getting to know monsters. When you can do that you will see that there are no monsters, only people that acted like monsters because no one gave them the time or compassion to hear their story. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#24. If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief. - Author: Brene Brown
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#25. The primary driver to pathological dissociation is attachment disorganization in early life: when that is followed by severe and repeated trauma, then a major disorder of structural dissociation is created (Lyons-Ruth, Dutra, Schuder, & Bianchi, 2006). - Author: Frank M. Corrigan
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#26. I again invoke my favorite analogy for eating disorders: abusive lovers. And what do you do when someone is in an abusive relationship? You don't allow visitation rights, weekly dates. You don't put them in the vicinity of or let the abuser flirt with them. You keep them the fuck away. - Author: Kelsey Osgood
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#27. To look back before 1800 is to enter another world, one where the number of institutions for the mad was a tiny fraction of today's and what we would now call mental disorders were often understood as religious ecstasies or diabolical possessions. - Author: Mike Jay
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#28. It's not about blame or wallowing...you are all molded by so much more than a dysfunctional past, and you must ultimately take responsibility for creating the life you want. - Author: Kimberlee Roth
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#29. Somewhere I read that anorexia recovery is more painful for the sufferer than actively engaging in the eating disordered behaviours - Author: Nancy Tucker
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#30. According to National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the following anxiety disorders exist within adults with Asperger's: 1. Panic Disorder 2. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 3. Social Anxiety Disorder / Social Phobia 4. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Author: Leslie Burby
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#31. Lacking medicines and procedures that could do anything for them, the American Psychiatric and Psychological Associations decided to take homosexuality off the list of mental disorders and declare the alarming rise in the tide faggots as normal. - Author: Bill Gaede
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#32. This disease comes with a package: shame. When any other part of your body gets sick, you get sympathy. - Author: Ruby Wax
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#33. Except you cannot outrun insanity, anymore than you can outrun your own shadow. - Author: Alyssa Reyans
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#34. 1 in 5 people have dandruff. 1 in 4 people have mental health problems. I've had both. - Author: Ruby Wax
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#35. Many people with Dissociative Disorders are very creative and used their creative capacities to help them cope with childhood trauma.p55 - Author: Marlene Steinberg
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#36. The problem with having problems is that 'someone' always has it worse. - Author: Tiffany Madison
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#37. I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up. - Author: Kirstie Alley
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#38. The amount of sympathy you get from having an illness is paid out like a Ponzi scheme and psychiatric disorders are all the way at the bottom. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#39. Worry is like a roller coaster ride that you think will take you somewhere, but it never does. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#40. There is no evidence of spontaneous remission or integration of personality alters without mental health treatment. Therapy is long-term and requires the establishment of a strong therapeutic relationship with the individual. - Author: Danny Wedding
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#41. I've accepted the fact I have mental illness but when my imaginary friends start calling me crazy that's where I draw the line - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#42. When I asked Robert Spitzer about the possibility that he'd inadvertently created a world in which ordinary behaviours were being labelled mental disorders, he fell silent. I waited for him to answer. But the silence lasted three minutes. Finally he said, 'I don't know. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#43. Unlike 'mere' medical or physical disorders, mental disorders are not just problems. If successfully navigated, they can also present opportunities. Simply acknowledging this can empower people to heal themselves and, much more than that, to grow from their experiences. - Author: Neel Burton
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#44. Mental illness is not in the business of making sense of itself. - Author: Roni Askey-Doran
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#45. Insanity is everyone expecting you not to fall apart when you find out everything you believed in was a lie. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#46. I would like to start a discussion about ending solitary confinement. I'd like to start a discussion about the removal of MO wings - an "MO" is a "Mental Observation" inmate - from Rikers Island, to be set up in mental health institutions. You can't put people in jail for having mental disorders. - Author: Cecily McMillan
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#47. While a psychiatric diagnosis can serve a purpose in treatment plans, it should not become a tool to discredit a person's disclosure of abuse. - Author: Lee Ann Hoff
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#48. Owing to a poorly defined sense of self, people with BPD rely on others for their feelings of worth and emotional caretaking. So fearful are they of feeling alone that they may act in desperate ways that quite frequently bring about the very abandonment and rejection they're trying to avoid. - Author: Kimberlee Roth
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#49. Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses, not lifestyle choices. - Author: Demi Lovato
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#50. Bipolar is an illness not a hopeless destination it can be maintained with proper medication - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#51. Sensitive people usually love deeply and hate deeply. They don't know any other way to live than by extremes because thier emotional theromastat is broken. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#52. Actors love mental disorders, dialects, and corsets. Give them one of the three and they're happy. - Author: Robin Tunney
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#53. Mental disorders don't really live 'out there' waiting to be explained. They are constructs we have made up - and often not very compelling ones. - Author: Allen Frances
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#54. Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there's nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#55. Homeopathy has been of tremendous value in reversing diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, bronchial asthma, epilepsy, skin eruptions, allergic conditions, mental or emotional disorders, especially if applied at the onset of the disease. - Author: George Vithoulkas
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#56. Killing yourself slowly is still killing yourself. Wanting to die is not the same as wanting to come home. Recovery is hard work. Not wanting to die is hard work. - Author: Blythe Baird
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#57. Being colonized automatically makes you bipolar. - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#58. I hadn't realized what a collage of mental disorders my whole life has been, - Author: Jon Ronson
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#59. Because of my bipolar condition I will have to take anti psychotics until I die but hopefully a handful of them won't be the last thing I taste - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#60. What was wrong with me? Why could I not just flip the switch and see all the brightness ahead if only I chose the correct path? Or rather, why could I see the correct path but not choose to tread upon it? - Author: Hanne Arts
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#61. There's a tremendous need to implode the myths of mental illness, to put a face on it, to show people that a diagnosis does not have to lead to a painful and oblique life ... We who struggle with these disorders can lead full, happy, productive lives, if we have the right resources. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#62. Jail has become the biggest mental health hospital. - Author: Steven Magee
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#63. If you put the wrong foods in your body, you are contaminated and dirty and your stomach swells. Then the voice says, Why did you do that? Don't you know better? Ugly and wicked, you are disgusting to me. - Author: Bethany Pierce
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#64. Two people with mental issues in a relationship does not work. It's like sitting in a boat and neither one has an oar to row the other to shore. You can meet your mirror image in life, but that doesn't mean you should marry him. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#65. The mentally ill frighten and embarrass us. And so we marginalize the people who most need our acceptance. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation. - Author: Glenn Close
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#66. If this was madness it was an entirely new kind of madness, as yet undocumented in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. She had nerdophrenia. She was dorkotic. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#67. Many so-called disorders of the mind are simply disorders of thought. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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