Mentally ill people are unpredictable and dangerous.
Generally, people with mental illness are usually portray as being unpredictable and dangerous. Thanks to a Cornell University research which clearly found out that no evidence exist to support such statements. But that, majority of mentally ill people are neither dangerous nor violent.
Mental illness sufferer lack intelligence.
Intelligence has nothing to do with mental illnesses or brain disorders. On one hand, many people with mental disorders are brilliant, creative, productive people. On the other hand, some people with mental disorders are not brilliant or creative. Certain mental illnesses may make it difficult for people to remember facts or get along with other people, making it seem like they are cognitively challenged. – mendthemind.
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Overall, the level of intelligence among people with mental illness likely parallels the patterns seen in any healthy population.