Can mental illnesses be caused due to genetics, or are they a result of all the stress we undergo in our lives? An expert tells you all.
It is only recently that mental illness is finally being discussed openly, from social media to our living rooms. However, it has, for long, been stigmatised. Most people view going to a therapist, or seeking help for their mental health a tricky terrain. For many, it also comes with a fear of social embarrassment.
Due to several such reasons, we don’t know much about mental illness. If you don’t want to acknowledge that there’s something not right, why would you spend time trying to understand it?
Most people follow an ‘ignorance is bliss’ attitude, when it comes to mental health. That’s not going to help, because pushing mental health in the backburner is already having devastating effects on the world. A report published …