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Do Mentally Ill People 'Scare' You? Well, These Famous People Are Certainly Not Scary.

An awesome blogger, Emma, who runs The Madvocate, created these thought-provoking images by copying Google searches of mental illnesses and pasting them on famous people who had them. It's interesting to see the negative stereotypes and misconceptions about mental illness on some of the world's most recognizable, successful people.

President Abraham Lincoln, who had depression:


Writer Virginia Woolf, who had bipolar disorder:

Artist Vincent Van Gogh, who had bipolar disorder:

Writer Sylvia Plath, who had depression:

Mathematician John Nash (who the book and movie "A Beautiful Mind"were based on), who had schizophrenia: