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Ruby Wax on Mental Illness

You can find a whole lot of stuff on Tumblr, of all sorts. I rather liked this photoset of Ruby Wax:

Ruby Wax

She highlights a good point: in psychiatric illness you don’t have broken limbs, or coughed-up mucus, or whatever other easily-visible sign with which to proclaim “I am sick”. I’m sure that must add to the stigma, and the moralising and judgemental attitudes often levelled at people with psychiatric illness.

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