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A global approach to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination

Mental health stigma and discrimination is a global phenomenon, with severe consequences in terms of social exclusion and inequitable treatment towards people with experience of mental health conditions. The impacts of stigma range from reducing engagement with clinical services (barriers to seeking help), less clinical care, including biases in healthcare provider behaviour in relation to …

The Silent Pandemic: Covid-19 and mental health

Health Anxiety & Mental Distress What are the mental health effects of the pandemic for all of us, for the whole population? The early features of what is called ‘health anxiety’ were manifest from the first few days: panic buying, stockpiling and hoarding. Research in recent months has painted a picture of more prolonged and …

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