Media’s Damaging Depictions of Mental Illness

Research has shown that many people get their information about mental illness from the mass media (Wahl, 2004). What they do see can color their perspective, leading them to fear, avoid and discriminate against individuals with mental illness.

Whether it’s a film, news program, newspaper or TV show, the media perpetuates many myths about mental illness.

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Media’s Damaging Depictions of Mental Illness

Research has shown that many people get their information about mental illness from the mass media (Wahl, 2004). What they do see can color their perspective, leading them to fear, avoid and discriminate against individuals with mental illness.

Whether it’s a film, news program, newspaper or TV show, the media perpetuates many myths about mental illness.

Read the full article here.

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