Don't Judge  June 25, 2012 - August 25, 2012

Reading and Deliberating

Details

5% of the population suffers from a severe mental illness.
Several Mental Illnesses are:
-Schizophrenia
-Paranoid and other psychotic disorders
-Bipolar disorders (hypomanic, manic, depressive, and mixed)
-Major depressive disorders (single episode or recurrent)
-Schizoaffective disorders (bipolar or depressive)
-Pervasive developmental disorders
-Obsessive-compulsive disorders
-Depression in childhood and adolescence
-Panic disorder
-Post traumatic stress disorders (acute, chronic, or with delayed onset)

85% of people suffer from some form of mental illness.

I want your take on the point of view of someone with a severe mental illness. It is harder than you think to put yourself in my shoes.

Less than 250 words.
Poetry or short prose.

Awards

Sufferering Sufferering
Understanding Understanding

Moderator

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Cincinnati, OH

Stats

18 Contestants
31 Submissions
450 Views
Created Jun 25, 2012

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  • Any WritersCafe.org Member can Submit
  • All types of Writing can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 3 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 6/25/2012 - 8/25/2012
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator

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