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Re: how do YOU handle the mental illness question?

Posted by trouble on June 24, 2002, at 3:54:50

In reply to Re: how do YOU handle the mental illness question?, posted by terra miller on May 23, 2002, at 22:43:28

> i remember being asked that question when getting my driver's license (they rattle that off with a list of about 10 other questions.) i always say, "no" because that's what i'm supposed to say, but i always feel like i am lying. i had to answer that on a job application recently.
> they should be worried about those who have a mental illness and aren't aware of it.
> with national events, at least PTSD seems more understood these days (ie: i don't get looked at like "funny, you couldn't have been in vietnam.") i think people get scared by what they just don't understand.
> terra

hi terra, trouble here.
question: what country do you live in? US? If so, is it legal them askin you if you're mentally ill, i would sure like some data on this, i need a goddamn job.
btw, out of near 1,000 DSM designations, PTSD is the only mental disorder that is deemed externally
produced, the other 999 suggest a screw loose in the screw-up. what this means: we have work to do, thanks.





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