Cognitive distortions are thoughts that cause individuals to perceive reality inaccurately.
This image is the set up of how the videos were shown within an exhibition. This installation symbolises the isolation and discrete nature of mental illness.
Emotional Reasoning: Focusing on the emotional rather than the rational.
Mind Reading: Assuming everyone thinks exactly the same way you do.
Filtering: You single out a negative detail and dwell on it.
Self Blame: Create blame onto yourself for everything, whether you are at fault or not.
Polarised Thinking: Your reasoning is distorted by considering all decisions as being only black and white.
Personalisation: Everything relates to you, creating a feeling of pressure and the idea of being under constant observation by everybody.