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" As individuals are best off believing they control their behaviour, the judiciary is best off imputing that control - barring powerful extenuating factors such as mental illness. "
" As well as being blind, Ma turned out to have the same mental illness that her mother had had. Between 1986 and 1990, she suffered six schizophrenic bouts, each requiring her to be institutionalised for up to three months. "
" Being a depressive should not imply danger any more than being a man or even a human should. Mental illness isn't a them/us issue; we are all on the scale somewhere. So we must be very careful to resist ignorance and combat the stigma that leads to dangerous silence. "
" Disability has become a form of permanent welfare for a lot of folks. It's not that hard to prove a mental illness or mental issues or pain issues. "
" Every now and then I hear voices in my head, but not very clear. I can't understand what they are saying. It's a mental illness. I have been diagnosed as a manic depressive. "
" Every time the DSM prepares for a new edition, there are countless groups lobbying to get their particular mental illness recognized by the diagnostic manual. Surely, this is a social and cultural phenomenon. "
" For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet... and hoped that they would go away. "
Richard J. Codey
" How many artists subscribe to the notion that creative success depends on input from the fickle muse or her modern avatar, mental illness? Probably very few. "
" I always had a dissociative disorder. But I healed from it over the course of 14 years of big-time therapy. But, you know, I mean, everybody's kind of loony now. So I was kind of a pioneer in the mental illness thing, too. "
" I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life. "
" I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up. "
" I don't find anything upsetting or gross or degrading about fighting with a mental illness: Bipolar or Schizophrenia. "
" I don't like the term 'mental illness.' I'd rather just say 'mad.' Just like I always say 'loony bin,' not 'mental hospital.' "
" If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. "
" I had known a couple of people in college who went off the rails, who had significant bouts with mental illness. "
" I know I'm not a self-indulgent idiot; I also know I'm not the second coming of Deepak Chopra. If I had believed either of those, or both, as some people do when they get famous, that's when the mental illness arrives. "
" I like Aimee Mann. Her album 'Mental Illness' is so good. "
" I'm not really interested in promoting 'Olive' as a series about depression or mental illness. "
" In an ideal world, it would not take a film star to get the media focused on mental illness. "
" In the 1830s, Dorothea Dix revolutionized the care of people with mental illness by taking them out of jails and caring for them in asylums, later known as state hospitals. "
Thomas R. Insel
" It can be difficult for people to talk about it, because there still is that stigma around mental illness. But I would encourage people to do that, because they'll be surprised once they do 'come out' how many other people have had similar experiences. "
" I think mental illness is a slippery slope to talk about these days because people are overly diagnosed, overly prescribed, overly everything. "
" It is possible and very common to overcome and manage a mental illness. "
" It's a tricky thing to play mental illness or being connected to a higher sensibility. "
" It would be absurd for me to diagnose Sarah Palin with a sprained ankle, let alone any sort of mental illness. "
" I want to break down some of the stigma associated with mental illness. "
" I want to show that the dividing lines between sanity and mental illness have been drawn in the wrong place. "
" I was depressed at a very young age - mental illness runs in my family, especially on the female side. "
" I was hoping that I could say stuff about mental illness that maybe people didn't know. You know, speak up for bipolar disorder and let people know a little bit more about it that they may not have known. "
" Mental illness can happen to anybody. You can be a dustman, a politician, a Tesco worker... anyone. It could be your dad, your brother or your aunt. "
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