No one at present knows exactly why the brain works the way
it does. Their are theories but many still disagree on fundamentals.
For instance the American use of expression differs from the UK.
German Phsychiatrists may disagree with UK opinion and vica versa.
Everyone in society creates there own ideal for behaviour and
the causes for it.
Unfortunately most of these people get it wrong. Stigma often
comes from labelling in a way that doesn't allow for changing belief.
Its almost as if we have to wait for people to go through mental
health illness before they will understand. This is clearly not
Check the links section for web pages that deal directly with
stigma and mental health