Rachel Pass

Rachel Pass

PhD Student, Neurosciences & Mental Health Research Institute


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Perceptions of mental illness: The media and mental health

Posted on 21 February 2017 by Rachel Pass

This post first appeared on thebraindomain.org You wouldn’t blame someone with breast cancer or cystic fibrosis for their disease, would you? We know they are caused by impaired biological mechanisms. Lifestyle choices can exacerbate risk but there is less stigma associated with suffering from a ‘physical’ rather than mental illness.  With both types of illness
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