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Mental Illness And Mass Media Analysis

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People who have mental disorder are misunderstood as a dangerous or incompetent person by the society. This misunderstood thought is spread widely due to mass media and then it became the negative attitudes among normal people. (Corrigan, 1998). According to Rayan and Jaradat (2016), One in four of the numbers of population around the world have mental illness, particularly in young adults, and only 30% of people who are diagnosed with mental problem seek treatment. Thomas, Caputi, and Wilson proved when the college students have the problem with mental health, their precede choices for consultation are family and friends, alcoholic beverages, drugs, and ignoring themselves (2014). The challenging of growing up is much more when teenagers starting
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