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Week 6 Discussion Question 1
Rausell Harvey
Ashford University
PSY 600 Introduction to Graduate Study in Psychology
Instructor Kathryn Morris
January 11, 2016

Imagine someone and or the media painting an image of you or your illness in the wrong way or light. How would that make you feel? Being judged unfairly or falsely because you have a mental illness is wrong, period. The bad stereo types proceed out in such representation; mentally ill people as incapable, threating, messy, dirty and unworthy. The media have gradually become aware of these detrimental portrayals. I started watching this show on A&E called Intervention. Is a Rehab reality show that showcase extraordinary causes of addiction and substance use; were their family and friends get together and confront their loved ones. There’s no quality metric for improvement, however one consider the excessive recidivism of drug delinquents heading back to prison, the persistent relapsing of individuals whom proceeded through community based rehabilitation programs and any person who’s fooled with a junkie in their personal life. The problem is that this is a reality show and it not really about intervention it’s about ratings. Reality shows often choose people for the show that will boost ratings, act a fool, fight argue etc. This tend to open up ethical standards when choosing people for the show. This documentary / reality show shows the day and life of addicts. It takes the addicts and their families testimonies and rely on those to help with sobriety and accountability. However, sobriety is hard. It’s a life change not just quitting drug or alcohol for a while. The friends and families also enable the addicts because they help some get drugs or take them to get drug in exchange for financial gain for themselves. If this show focused solely on rehab and not drama, foolery etc. then the show…...

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