“Big Pharma is funding the misdiagnosis of mental illness so it can sell more drugs!”
Ever come across this belief? There’s some truth to how broken our medical system is – but the idea of common misdiagnoses is more complicated than you think.
Find out what’s really going on with diagnoses of mental illness and disabilities – and what the belief in this “crisis” gets wrong.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Stop the Stigma: The Realities of Mental Health
- These 8 Assumptions We Make About Teens with Mental Illness Are Dangerous – Here’s Why We Need to Stop
Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism, an illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon with a BFA in Illustration, Ronnie has had work featured in galleries and sex shops across North America, and their autobiographical webcomic, GQutie, has seen its popularity soar online. Learn more about GQutie, Ronnie’s illustration, or follow them on Twitter @ronithebear.