Mental Illness In Hollywood

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Hollywood is mostly to blame for stereotyping people for their own financial benefits and sensationalizing, glamorizing the disease of mental illness. They are largely responsible for how we think a mentally ill person should behave, that they are criminals, a waste of time, all of them homeless, and how they appear on the outside (how they wear their clothes, hygiene, etc.). So with that mindset we tend to stay away from people with the debilitating disease, shun them from communities and tend to want to lock them up when in fact they are just like you and I. Some are highly functional and can live within a society but have demons they battle such as bipolar disease, anxiety, depression and you
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