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The Stigma That Needs to Go

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on The Stigma That Needs to Go

The Stigma That Needs to Go

One in four Americans have a psychiatric diagnosis, most often an anxiety disorder. In most cases their symptoms started in childhood or adolescence. Yet psychiatric illnesses continue to be a shameful secret for far too many people. The stigma against mental illness in our highly advanced society is alive and well. Most parents who struggle with a child suffering from any form of psychiatric illness continue to feel blamed. They often feel they want to keep it private to protect their child. No other illness, in this day and age, is treated this way, except, perhaps, sexually transmitted...

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