Mental Illnesses ‘Not All in the Mind’

Institute of Mental HealthA study of mental illness literary by the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in Singapore found that nine out of ten respondents believe that those with a mental disorder “could get better if they wanted to,” while half also saw mental illness as a sign of “personal weakness.” Researchers say this stigmatizing mindset often prevents people from seeking treatment (Straits Times, October 2015). To read the article, click here.