How Mental Illness is Misrepresented in the Media

Insidious portrayals on TV shape perceptions about real-life people with psychological disorders If you know more about mental illness, it’s easier to distinguish between fact and fiction By Kirstin Fawcett April 16, 2015 Mental illnesses are all severe – or all alike. According to Diefenbach’s research, depression only accounted for 7 percent of the psychiatric…