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mindovermatterzine:

Terms like “bipolar”, “autistic” and “schizophrenic” are often used in jest to describe character traits. But how harmful is it to bandy the names of such conditions about?

Thanks to eller-hur for the heads up!

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    I wholeheartedly agree. Psychological OCD is not what people believe obsessions are. The term “obsession” is so misused.
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    I feel you need to remind fandom how the misuse of mental health terms is bad. I get so sick to my stomach over people...
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    As a person with a history if mental illness, it doesn’t really bother me unless it’s misinformed. For example, when...
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    THIS!
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    This article is relevant to my career, peeps
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    Terms like “bipolar”, “autistic” and “schizophrenic” are often used in jest to describe character traits. But how...
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    I have to agree here. I’ve had friends misuse the term “bipolar” to describe boyfriends, girlfriends, best friends,...
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