Category: mental illness

Michael Phelps considered suicide after the 2012 Summer…

Michael Phelps considered suicide after the 2012 Summer Olympics. He started the Michael Phelps Foundation to help other people with mental illness.

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In the “Rosenhan experiment,” a Stanford psychologist and his…

In the “Rosenhan experiment,” a Stanford psychologist and his associates faked hallucinations in order to be admitted to psychiatric hospitals. They then acted normally. All were forced to admit to having a mental illness and agree to take antipsychotic drugs in order to be released.