It’s funny that I can accept the mysteries of physical illness so much more easily than mental illness.  Why do some people’s bodies malfunction?  Sure there are the influences of genetics and environment, but somehow, when things go awry physically, there is less judgement, less of a sense of failure or inadequacy (although I’m not discounting that these feelings can accompany a physical illness).  But, socially, culturally, when something goes awry with your head there is a different response – these mysteries are somehow tainted with