Neuroscience Initiative

Initiative Releases a Revealing Report on Mental Health Stigmatization

Announcements / Mental Health Report
Date: Sep 10, 2004 - 12:48 PM
A report commissioned by Director Shaheen Lakhan and reported by researcher and faculty member Christine Loftus entitled "Mental Health Stigmatization: A Report of the Neuroscience Initiative" reveals the evolving nature and societal conceptions of mental health and mental illness. The report describes the devastating affects of stigmatization and discrimination, even practiced by medical professionals, and how the Initiative seeks to combat such practices (the Living with a Brain Disorder project and Ethics In Mental Health campaign).

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