Stigma is a strong feeling of disapproval that people associate with a particular attribute, more so when it is unfair. People suffering from mental disorders need constant support and encouragement to speak their mind in order to cope with their condition.
Unfortunately, negative attitude towards mental health conditions like depression or bipolar disorder isn’t uncommon. There are many stereotypes associated with mental disorders, such as beliefs that the person may be unstable, crazy or even violent, which often lead to discrimination. However, such destructive myths can alienate a patient.
Some of the harmful effects of stigma against mental illnesses are –
Coping with stigma
Better awareness and understanding, coupled with family and other support system can help overcome the stigma around mental illnesses.
This is completely out of stigma where people have failed to have the correct information or we can say lack of civilization like some of the western countries………..
It is important for family members, friends and caregivers, to speak up and spread the awareness and change the overall perception of the illness which………..
A hallucination is a situation, sound, vision or smell that does not exist in the real world, but only in one’s mind. Hearing voices is the most recurring hallucination….
Having said this, the stigma is still omnipresent innature, and is enough to label a person for life, even if he or she has been asymptomatic for…………….
Obtain data source from (SAMHSA) substance abuse and mental health services administration, (NSDUH) National Survey on drug use and………….
Yes, it’s true that depression if left untreated can play havoc with your overall being and mental health with far reaching ramifications……………..
Unfortunately, such misconceptions remain predominant in people who are supposed to deliver the health care services. It is found that medical professionals…………..
Mental health, as it is to be understood, affects children, adolescents and adults alike. It is not a critical disease and is quite common and can be cured……..
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental health issue manifest by continuous unsteadiness in moods, behaviour, functioning……..
We at Cadabams provide a wide range of services when it comes to addiction related mental health problems. Addiction is a serious mental……..
As sequel to quality care offered and commitment for betterment of persons with mental health problemsCADABAM S today has evolved into……..
Individual centric care: Important to make individual’s preferences, needs and aspirations the focal point of all care and attention. This also means showing……..
Stigma surrounding alcohol abuse and alcohol dependency is forced upon us by society, friends and family. It is very important for a recovering……..
They are the ones misled and blindfolded with the stigma and misconceptions on the illness. There are also superstitious beliefs surrounding……..
These baby blues or mood swings are the least severe form of postpartum depression. Here are a few do’s and don’t’s for you to start right and cope better…….