The Morning Link: Mental Illness Myths You Were Tricked Into


Mental illness is one of those issues that not even smart people have a good grasp of. So we probably shouldn’t be surprised that Hollywood’s treatment of it is about as informed and respectful as showing up drunk to a stranger’s funeral and crapping in the casket.

From serial killer movies to sappy mental hospital dramas, Hollywood uses mental illness as a convenient plot point, often forgetting to do even five minutes of Googling on the subject first.As a result we get six mental illness myths Hollywood wants you to believe

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