Stigma Of Mental Illness Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 37 Quotes About Stigma Of Mental Illness

#1. 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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#2. It's so common, it could be anyone. The trouble is, nobody wants to talk about it. And that makes everything worse. - Author: Ruby Wax
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#3. My therapist told me that I over-analyze everything. I explained to him that he only thinks this because of his unhappy relationship with his mother. - Author: Michel Templet
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#4. The stigma of mental illness is still alive and well. - Author: Kate Clifford Larson
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#5. Too often the mentally ill are marginalized as people who just can't pull up their socks. If only it were that simple. - Author: Suzanne F. Kingsmill
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#6. 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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#7. Mental illness is the last frontier. The gay thing is part of everyday life now on a show like 'Modern Family,' but mental illness is still full of stigma. Maybe it is time for that to change. - Author: Eric McCormack
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#8. What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation about illnesses that affect not only individuals, but their families as well. - Author: Glenn Close
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#9. In talking with people that have experienced it, I learned that PTSD is something that a person in a position of authority sometimes thinks they're not supposed to have. They don't always have an avenue to personally address it or even discuss it. - Author: Stana Katic
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#10. A phenomenon that might seem only backwards or silly when expressed at a social level becomes madness at the individual level. - Author: Caitlin R. Kiernan
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#11. Stigmas speak to the idea of difference and how difference shames us and those we know. - Author: Michael Lewis
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#12. The drug I take is called schizophrenia, among other labels, which I desperately want to put away. I want to put the drug of schizophrenia down, and I want to put down the stigma surrounding its label. - Author: Jonathan Harnisch
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#13. There's nothing worse than bottling something up inside and letting it eat at you. It's like being shot, and leaving the bullet inside our bodies. The wound would never heal. Instead, we need to let it out. - Author: S.R. Crawford
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#14. Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all. - Author: Bill Clinton
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#15. The Parents, as my mother and father refer to Mr. Finch and Mrs. Finch, are insisting it was an accident, which, I guess, means we're free to mourn him out in the open in a normal, healthy, unstigmatised way. No need to be ashamed or embarrassed since suicide isn't involved. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#16. We are stronger than stigma, but until more celebrity role models openly discuss mental illness we will still be stereotyped as less than capable, by an upside down world that thinks reality television is actually normal behavior. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#17. 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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#18. Unfortunately, mental health is so misunderstood that some people think you have to be crazy to need to speak to a therapist. - Author: Nicole Curtis
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#19. Those that have lost their lives to suicide were good people, who were in deep, deep pain. Keep speaking about mental illness and keep it out of the darkness. - Author: Mariel Hemingway
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#20. I want to break down some of the stigma associated with mental illness. - Author: Gail Porter
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#21. Self-stigma refers to the state in which a person with mental illness has come to internalize the negative attitudes about mental illness and turns them against him- or herself. - Author: Patrick W. Corrigan
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#22. No one wants to admit that they suffer from a mental illness, because of the stigma," I said. "Both of us suffer from major depression. He knows that I've been through a lot of the same things that he's going through now. - Author: Patrick J. Kennedy
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#23. A panic attack is pathological exaggeration of the body's normal response to fear, stress or excitement. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#24. I find human behavior to be fascinating, which is probably why I'm an actor, and I think that there are a lot of dangerous misconceptions about mental illness in our society, and I would like to be a part of remedying that - particularly the stigma that surrounds so many mental illnesses. - Author: Laura Benanti
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#25. You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle. - Author: Julian Seifter
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#26. No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#27. Mental illness is among the most stigmatized of categories.' People are ashamed of being mentally ill. They fear disclosing their condition to their friends and confidants-and certainly to their employers. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#28. self-stigma is not a person's fault; nor is it a part of the person's illness!
If the public did not hold negative and stigmatizing attitudes in the first place, these would never have become internalized, causing people the painful and disabling experience of self-stigma. - Author: Patrick W. Corrigan
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#29. Been under treatment for PTSD and bipolar since 1992. I'm not ashamed of my illness. I've been shunned by many and I feel for those shunned, too. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#30. When different identity states convey contradictory information and then have amnesia for what the other identity states said, the patient may be thought to be lying. This can appear to be characterological mendacity when it is not. - Author: Elizabeth F. Howell
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#31. 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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#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. They called me mad, and I called them mad, and damn them, they outvoted me. - Author: Nathaniel Lee
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#34. Does the person report having had the experience of meeting people she does not know but who seem to know her, perhaps by a different name? Often, those with DID are thought by others to be lying because different parts will say different things which the host has no knowledge of. - Author: Elizabeth F. Howell
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#35. I think the stigma attached to mental illness will disappear just like it did for cancer years ago. - Author: Sally Graham
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#36. Stigma against mental illness is a scourge with many faces, and the medical community wears a number of those faces. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#37. The stigma of mental illness is first and foremost a social justice issue! - Author: Patrick W. Corrigan
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