Pros And Cons Of Labeling Mental Illness

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There are positives and negatives to labeling mental illness that affects the treatment, family, and social situations of the patient. The diagnosis is not a “cure all” and could worsen conditions of a lot of people when they realize that the diagnosis did not help. Additionally whenever the patient is label with a mental illness people are likely to create a stigma towards the patient and start avoiding him/her. This could make the patient uncomfortable ,and could even make conditions of the patient 's worsen like depression and anxiety. There is also the possibility that the psychiatrist is biased and does a poor job of diagnosing you to make their life easier. However there are some positives to labeling mental illness. For example the
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