Voice_of_America_Logo.svg_1 Poor Treatment of Mentally Ill Violates Their Human Rights by Lisa Schlein A follow-on to When Doctors Discriminate by Julianne Garey – learn more about the stigma of discrimination and what the World Health Organization has called “a hidden human rights emergency.”
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Washington-Post For People with Disabilities, Doctors Are Not Always Healers by Leana S. Wen Some of the hardest (and most valuable lessons) come during internship year. Such was the case for Dr. Leanna Wen, who faced her fears about medical discrimination when caring for the patient in ER bed #3.
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New York Times When Doctors Discriminate by Juliann Garey On average, people who have mental illness die 25 years earlier than those without one. Could this be due (at least in part) to a disparity in the care they receive as a result of healthcare workers’ stigma?
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New York Times Inspired By Denise, by Kevin M. Kelly A reflection on what it is like to witness a loved one’s diagnosis, treatment and continued life after recovering from a brain tumor.
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New York Times Patient Voices: First-Person Narratives and Interactive Forums- NY Times A collection of first person accounts of the changes, challenges and rewards patients face as they cope with living with a diagnosis of a chronic disease, mental illness or condition.
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