For centuries, people have believed myths and misconceptions about psychological disorders and the people who suffer from them. Modern psychological research has allowed us to correct some of these misconceptions. As a result, many people have changed their ideas about mental and emotional disorders. Think of a common misconception you have observed in society or your personal experience. How could information from research be used to change people’s views of psychological disorders? How can this information help us to understand better people who experience mental and emotional disorders?