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Most humans pull, pluck, and pick at their hair, skin and nails in small amounts. But when these behaviors become excessive, they are considered disorders and can cause a lot of suffering.
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Most people keep mental disorders like Major Depression, PTSD, and Social Phobia a secret, because they fear beingâ€”
â€¢ Rejected by family & friends
â€¢ Fired or not hired
â€¢ Denied child custody
So far, attempts to end this discrimination and fear have been led by a few strong individuals. But strength also comes in numbers. Every year, 50 million U.S. adults have a mental disorderâ€”if just one out of every 50 admits this, without shame or embarrassmentâ€”
â€¢ Others will learn that mental disorders donâ€™t come from personal weakness, and donâ€™t make people violent or unpredictable.
â€¢ More people will feel comfortable seeking treatment. Two thirds of people who need treatment donâ€™t ask for it.
â€¢ We will help each other stand up to discrimination.
So, if you have a mental disorder or illnessâ€”
Join anonymously. Wait for 999,999 others. Come out together, one million strong.
Publication of the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) in May 2013 will mark one the most anticipated events in the mental health field. As part of the development process, the preliminary draft revisions to the current diagnostic criteria for psychiatric diagnoses are now available for public review.
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Founded in 1979, the International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) is a global network of people concerned about psychological manipulation and abuse in cultic groups, alternative movements, and other environments. ICSA is tax-exempt, supports civil liberties, and is not affiliated with any religious or commercial organizations.
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