Insensitive Christmas Carols for the Mentally Disturbed

by Medindia Content Team on  December 23, 2007 at 11:44 AM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Insensitive Christmas Carols for the Mentally Disturbed
In this season of Christmas festivities, a magazine Marooned (from Cromwell House mental health facility in Eccles, Salford, UK) was to publish 'Christmas carols for the mentally disturbed' with the backing of help of social services department. It is now however been withdrawn due to the offensive humour and the insensitivity towards the psychiatric patients. Miss Camille, from Manchester, said: "I could not believe what I was reading. I was astonished that it could be so insensitive. I was angry that they could belittle people in that manner." A classic case of 'British humour' that has gone too far.

1. Schizophrenia - Do You Hear What I Hear?

2. Multiple Personality Disorder - We Three Kings Disoriented Are.

3. Dementia - I Think I'll be Home for Christmas.

4. Narcissistic - Hark the Herald Angels Sing about Me.

5. Manic - Deck The Halls And Walls And House And Lawn And Stores And Office And Town And Cars And Buses And Trucks And Trees And...

6. Paranoid - Santa Clause Is Coming To Town To Get Me.

7. Borderline Personality Disorder - Thoughts of Roasting on an Open Fire.

8. Personality Disorder - You better watch Out, I'm Gonna Cry, I'm Gonna Pout, Maybe I'll Tell You Why.

9. Attention Deficit Disorder - Silent Night, Holy Oooh Look At the Froggy, Can I Have A Chocolate, Why Is France So Far Away.

10. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells.

A spokesman for the magazine's editorial board later made an apology and said: "No offense as intended by the feature and we apologize sincerely for any distress caused. The magazine will now be recalled and the article removed. We have spoken to Miss Camille and have invited her down to meet the editorial board. We have also said that we would be happy to include her response to the feature in the next edition of the magazine."

Source: Medindia

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