Journals Higher Education



24 August 2006

328 Pages | 9 b/w photos

ISBN: 9780198570981

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Discrimination against People with Mental Illness

Graham Thornicroft

  • A fascinating and humane account of mental illness and discrimination, written by a leading figure in mental health
  • Provides personal accounts by people with mental illness, giving the reader a real insight into the nature of the problem
  • Thoroughly reviews the literature for those seeking background information into stigma - a much neglected issue in relation to mental illness
  • Sets out a clear, hard hitting analysis and action plan for tackling this problem

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