From Robot Psychotherapists to Disturbing Self-Help Ads

 - Jun 28, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Mental health typically isn't a topic to take lightly, but these bizarre innovations in psychology and psychotherapy toe the line between tasteful humor and downright absurdity.

From robot psychotherapists to artistic mental health signs, TV shows about mental illness and social networking for the mentally ill, there's a wide range of topics covered in this slideshow. Click and enjoy.

Implications - Although once considered a taboo topic to be pushed under the rug, mental health is increasingly becoming an issue that is brought to light. Society's greater acceptance of, and willingness to openly discuss, psychological issues and their impact on the world is a strong indicator of how we are increasingly becoming more attuned to superior prevention and treatment measures.