'Mental illness is an illness like any other'. Is it though?

Abstract

The 'mental illness is an illness like any other' dogma, supported by biological psychiatry and the drug industry, has been at the heart of many failed destigmatisation programmesThis paper will summarise the research... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. John Read (University of East London)

Topic Areas

Influencing public opinion , Influencing media , The language of madness

Session

THPM1 PPP » Papers: Perceptions of Psychosis (14:00 - Thursday, 31st August, Chadwick Building, Chadwick Lecture Theatre)