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Thought for the day
The terms "has mental health issues" and "incapable of logical reasoning and/or self-determination" are not synonymous. Why do so many people seem to think they are? Why do so many of the people who think they are work in mental health and thus ought to know better?
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omentide From: omentide Date: February 22nd, 2005 11:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
Because, ultimately, anyone who doesn't have that attitude stands a good chance of being driven out of working in mental health services.

Like I was.

Only I'd like to go back.
From: fairyinboots Date: February 22nd, 2005 11:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
I sort of agree with the above post here. Also to say that working in mental health can be very different to how people percieve it to be. It is meant to be a caring profession but can be very uncaring and unprofessional when you get problems of your own....will shut up before I turn this comment into a rant!
hairyears From: hairyears Date: February 23rd, 2005 12:50 am (UTC) (Link)
Well, who wouldn't like to have a rationale for feeling superior and having absolute power over the lives of a select group of people/victims/patients?
meirion From: meirion Date: February 23rd, 2005 09:14 am (UTC) (Link)
er, me? on the other hand, i "have mental health issues" so clearly this lack of wish to bully other people must be part of that. obviously.

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