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Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Social Experiment

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID): A Social Experiment

I recently ran a social experiment to see how people might react to a person with dissociative identity disorder (DiD). To do this, I created a throwaway account on Reddit. Then I wrote a semi-fictitious story about how my alter accessed the internet and caused numerous problems. For anybody who’s not familiar with dissociative identity […]

Mental Health Stigma: It's Not What You Say, But How You Say It

Mental Health Stigma: It’s Not What You Say, But How You Say It

Mental health organizations, such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) work tirelessly to help educate society about the mental health stigma. But until society learns better communication, any effort will fail. Because there is no amount of information, medication, outreach services, or special events that can fix a broken society […]

Why Using Any Form of the N-word Seems Ignorant

Why Using Any Form of the N-word Seems Ignorant

I don’t use the N-word, ever, and even right now, I’m hesitant to write about it. But since I recently read an article called, “Stop using the N-word if you’re not black,” I thought I’d provide my response: Don’t use the N-word, period. But just in case there are some people reading this post who […]