Category Archives: Discrimination

White House Conference on Mental Health

This week, the White House organized a conference on mental health with a particular emphasis on stigma and awareness. President Barack Obama opened the conference by calling for a more robust national discussion on mental illness, saying the time had … Continue reading

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Major Depression and Stigma

A study published today in Lancet investigated whether experienced discrimination in depression  is related to clinical history, provision of health care, and disclosure of diagnosis and whether anticipated discrimination is associated with disclosure and previous experiences of discrimination. A cross-sectional … Continue reading

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Major Depressive Disorder and Discrimination

Research published in Lancet this week, assessed the nature and severity of experienced and anticipated discrimination reported by adults with major depressive disorder worldwide. In a cross-sectional survey, people with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder were interviewed in 39 … Continue reading

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