Archive for March, 2014

by Emily Brooks “Schizophrenic psychosis, cognitive disorganization, impulsive non-conformity, spontaneous anti-social behavior. AKA another day on Twitter.” –tweet I understand the issue from both sides. I’ve felt disgusted and misunderstood when others claim they are “OCD” because they enjoy organizing their paperwork, and I’ve gotten upset when I’ve heard people talk about being “depressed” over […]

Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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by Emily Brooks Twitter Users’ Mental Health Stereotypes of Schizophrenia and Schizoid Personality Disorder “Night Owls and Early Risers Have Different Brain Structures… I alternate, guess I’m schizoid…” –tweet accompanying link to article According to Twitter users, there’s a schizophrenic parking sign in Venice, California. While merging together academic and journalistic styles, one writer laments, […]

Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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For today’s Thing Thursday I thought simple might be best. After all Thing Thursday is intended to give me a breather from writing blogs while nonetheless provided content of interest. It’s also intended to provide readers the opportunity to get a break from long winded blogs proselytizing about stereotype related topics that you might come […]

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 11:11 | 1 comment
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by Emily Brooks Twitter Users’ Mental Health Stereotypes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder “My apartment-sitting friend decided to go full-on OCD and clean & order my place.” –a happy tweet It’s bizarre to imagine anyone would “decide to go full-on OCD”, to choose obsessive-compulsive disorder. However, if your only reference point is social media, you may be […]

Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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Guest blogger Amanda Watson shares her insights about the consistent use of thin in Disney entertainment. Communications theorist, Marshall McLuhan said, “all media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.”  In other words, the entity of the media has the power to influence the minds of the masses and general public.  […]

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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by Emily Brooks Twitter Users’ Mental Health Stereotypes of Bipolar Disorder “I barely have a nose and my eyes are bipolar but pretty so here’s this selfie from the wild game tonight.” –tweet posted alongside photo of Twitter user As confused about depression as Twitter users are, they seem to be at least twice as […]

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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