Myths About Mental Health Disorders

Rarely do I reblog anything on mental health because I feel I already have written excessively about it, but this is worth a read! Short and on point! tj

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I haven’t written much to do with psychology lately and since this week is Mental Health Week I decided to write about some myths about mental disorders that are unfortunately often believed by those who don’t understand them.

Myth: People with mental health disorders are just weak

Fact: Having a mental disorder doesn’t make you weaker than other people and it definitely doesn’t mean there is something wrong with your personality. Many factors can affect your mental health like biological factors such as genes and hormone levels, life experiences and family history of mental illnesses can also be affecting factors.

Myth: People with mental health disorders are just pretending/being dramatic

Fact: Many people believe that people who have mental disorders are just being dramatic or looking for attention but this is definitely not true. People who suffer from mental disorders tend to react to situations differently than other people, for…

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