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Isabelle HannaHLTH 334 500March 11, 2021Mental Health Assignment 6The stigma around mental health started because it can be difficult for someone to to understand intense mental health issues unless you have experienced them. Physical symptoms of depression can be overwhelming, feeling like you can’t get out of bed or feeling like like is dull. People who are depressed can be seen as weak or underachieving because it’s hardfor them to sometimes do seemingly simple tasks. This intensifies the stigma. Furthermore, I think social media can make a stigma around mental health because people often only share a highlight reel of when they’re happy and beautiful. People oftendon’t share when they’re sad and struggling. Additionally, another reason that mental health is stigmatized, is because mental health issues cannot be seen physically, so it’s more difficult to identify and talk about. It
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Term
Fall
Professor
Brandy Gustavus
Tags
Psychology, Sadness, Seasonal affective disorder

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