Back in 2016 I created 31 different dark art interpretations of mental illness disorders for Inktober (that were featured on Bored Panda), in order to start an unconventional conversation.


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In the past 2 years, mental health has become more openly talked about, but many people suffering from mental illnesses are still considered "crazy" or "mental". And as long as the stigma remains, I'll keep creating artwork to continue that conversation.

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#1 Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety Disorder

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Hendra Lim 3 weeks ago

A mental health disorder characterised by feelings of worry, anxiety or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities.

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#2 Generalized Depression

Generalized Depression

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#3 ADHD

ADHD

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Ronan Watson 2 weeks ago

As an adult with ADD and a kid very much with ADHD it can be a very hard thing to manage. Medication helps but with it comes a need to be very organized and structured because if you aren't your world falls apart. I remember playing baseball as a child and if a butterfly flew past the game was over for me.

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#4 Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder

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Hendra Lim 3 weeks ago

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by reoccurring unexpected panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something terrible is going to happen.

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#5 Social Anxiety Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder

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- 3 weeks ago

It does feel like this. Like everything and everyone is watching you, ready to laugh at you when you fail.

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#6 Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Disorder

Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Disorder

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Hendra Lim 3 weeks ago

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder is a mental disorder that refers to the deliberate destruction of the surface of ones own body without suicidal intent. These behaviors include cutting, burning, scraping skin, hitting, and biting oneself and are primarily inflicted to cause bleeding, bruising, or pain.

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#7 OCD

OCD

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Randy Dhuyvetter 3 weeks ago

Anyone who thinks being neat and organized means they have OCD, have never seen anyone who actually suffers from it.

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#8 Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

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Hendra Lim 3 weeks ago

A disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.

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#9 Antisocial Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder

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Hendra Lim 3 weeks ago

since i'm bored anyway,.. A mental health disorder characterised by disregard for other people.

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#10 Schizophrenia Disorder

Schizophrenia Disorder

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Hendra Lim 3 weeks ago

A disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave clearly. Schizophrenia is characterised by thoughts or experiences that seem out of touch with reality, disorganised speech or behaviour and decreased participation in daily activities. Difficulty with concentration and memory may also be present.

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