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Engaging in a Diálogo about Culture and Mental Health

Engaging in a Diálogo about Culture and Mental Health

December 11, 2013 By Caroline Clauss-Ehlers, PhD My entrée to mental health reporting in 1999 was unplanned. I was working for a not-for-profit organization and a request came in for someone to speak about depression during the holidays for a local Spanish television show, Diálogo en el Bronx. Not sure…

Ethics and Mental Health Journalism: The Difficult Case of Borderline Personality Disorder

Ethics and Mental Health Journalism: The Difficult Case of Borderline Personality Disorder

November 18, 2013 By Dominic Sisti Emotions run high in interviews with clinicians about patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Many doctors are not comfortable treating patients with BPD. Some are even openly hostile and admit they ‘turf’ or avoid patients with BPD because they find them too exhausting or…

Video: The 28th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy

Video: The 28th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy

November 19, 2012 The 28th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy, titled “Beyond Stigma: Advancing the Social Inclusion of People with Mental Illnesses,” took place at The Carter Center on Nov. 1 and 2, 2012.   Portions of the event were webcast live and have been archived on…