Anxiety, depression, and other mental afflictions are often called invisible illnesses: We can’t see them, but that doesn’t mean that those who have them suffer any less. But since these illnesses are invisible, how can we illustrate them so people understand? How can you take something that’s simply a concept and turn it into something real? Well, that’s exactly what one photographer did, and the resulting images are incredibly powerful. The photos are meant to show what it feels like to deal with different mental illnesses, including anxiety, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder. See the poignant images below.
Anxiety Sucks. These Neurotic Photos Perfectly Capture The Agony Of Mental Illness. April 1, 2023