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Psychiatrists’ labeling practices may be desensitizing the public

The labeling paradox: Stigma, the sick role, and social networks in mental illness From Journal of Health & Social Behavior Does the growing number of psychiatric disorder diagnoses have an effect on people with mental illnesses? According to this study, … Continue reading

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Protecting the human rights of vulnerable women: A spotlight on deaths of women in prison

From Probation Journal This comment piece calls for a change in government criminal justice and social policy following the national and international attention to the issues arising from the deaths of women in prison. Currently many mentally ill and vulnerable … Continue reading

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