It's a losing fight, going up against the myths pop culture perpetuates. But, dammit, someone has to do it. Because left unchecked, people go around spewing every dumb thing they learn from movies and shows that are really just using mental illnesses to advance a plot and make a buck, instead of teach us anything useful.

So, dig in, because it's time drop a knowledge bomb on your ass.

(As always, thanks to AuntieMeme for the magic she works putting these together.)

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Adrian Monk suffers from OCD. Actually, no. He really doesn't. It's easier to remember what Monk is not afraid of than what he is. He lists germs, nee

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on Full House, DJ gets over an eating disorder in 3 days. ME In the real world, it can lake years. On the very special episode Shape Up, all it take

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In Total Recall, Quaid suffers from a schizoid embolism. Il's complete mumbo-jumbo. The story in the 1990 film is that Doug Quaid goes to get some hap

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IN The visit, Kids are terrorized by schizophrenics. But schizophrenics aren't masterminds. In the Shyamalan flick, children are trapped in a house wi

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Walter sobchak is willing to kill anyone, any time. Thal's not how PTSD works. John Goodman's character from The Big Lebowski is a negative and inaccu

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IN The AcCOuntant, Ben Affleck plays an autistic killer. DISCOUNTS A/R MTD MTD A/R DEPOSIT DAILY FEES TOTAL 0200 S 11.37175 1473.75 6.818.00 8.291.76

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In A Beautiful Mind, Nash willpowers himself back to sanity. x+O'x kg +O33 X That doesn't work. In the movie, John Nash suffers from schizophrenia and

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