a simple discussion

Think about the messages you heard in your family and in our culture about being a male or a female and describe some of them. As you consider advantages and disadvantages, how did you feel about being your gender as you were growing up? Have your feelings changed?


Thomas Szasz and others believe that mental illness (including schizophrenia) is a myth. Szasz believes that schizophrenia should be properly regarded as problems of living in a society that mistreats individuals who are different. Do you agree? Discuss the pro’s and con’s of these assertions. Whether you agree or disagree, what can or should be done to help people with schizophrenia be successful?

In order to get full credit, give enough detail and examples to support and help us understand your views.