Persistent Myths of Mental Illness


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Myths spring up about everything that is misunderstood – and mental illness is one of the most misunderstood things out there. People are equal parts fascinated by and terrified of it, seemingly at the same time. In this episode, our hosts take a look at some myths about living with schizophrenia and even tackle the most common one – are schizophrenics violent?

Highlights from ‘Myths of Mental Illness’ Episode

[2:00] What are some myths about schizophrenia?

[4:00] Does schizophrenia have anything to do with split personalities?

[5:30] Mental illness and violence.

[7:00] Are schizophrenics ruining society?

[17:00] What is it like to live with schizophrenia?

[20:00] What can we do instead of blaming mentally ill people?

Hosted by Gabe Howard and Michelle Hammer.

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