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Portraying Mental Illness by Libyan Artists

Mental illness is one of the least discussed topics in my society. If you bring it up in any group discussion; it will be automatically related to craziness or being cursed by demons. Sadly, people lack information and understanding of this topic because, in fact, mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions that affect your mood, health, and behavior. 
For example, so many girls suffer from eating disorders at some point in their lives. However, people don't consider it as a mental illness when it is. It can get serious. I, myself, suffered from an eating disorder. It lasted for three or four years of deprivation and stress. I couldn't bear the idea of weight gain; it was somehow eating my brain tissues because of overthinking. I was fighting my own self until I learned the healthier way to recover and I am happy now.

There are other types of mental disorders as depression, anxiety, Bipolar, and many others. People must acknowledge that it is not a tempora…

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