Tag: mental health labels

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Stereotyping in mental health

Stereotyping in mental health Stereotyping in mental health is a large and relevant topic. To stereotype is to prejudge someone as belonging to a certain type. A common and very real fear of many people seeking help is being prejudged or finding themselves stereotyped and having concerns about stigmatization. To be concerned about being put …

Should mental disorders and illnesses actually be named

Should mental disorders and illnesses actually be named ‘Beyond My Label’ is a site with the intention of helping to join the battle against prejudice, discrimination and stigma among mental health. Labels can lead to discrimination, stigmatization and other problems and we need to educate society and speak up against such issues. Labels can be …