Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: cultural perceptions of mental illness

The Media’s New Hashtag: #GuardianshipIsGood for Britney Spears

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Recent press coverage of top star Britney Spears, who remains under a personal and professional guardianship, reflects conventional attitudes about “mental illness” that are both stigmatizing and encourage legislation that promotes forced treatment.

“’Tortured Artist’ Meme Lacks Good Evidence”

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“That vision of the ‘tortured artist’ — the belief that there is a strong link between creativity and mental illness — is deeply embedded...