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State, Society, Stigma: Rethinking Disease in a Global Age (CFP, Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 26–27 June 2014)

Call for Papers: State, Society, Stigma: Rethinking Disease in a Global Age 26-27 June 2014, Melbourne Australia, Two-Day International Symposium LIMS (La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science), La Trobe University. Convenors: Dr Tarryn Phillips (legal studies), Dr Michael O’Keefe (politics), … Continue reading

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“SAPPHIRE Summit” on Stigma & Discrimination in Mental Health (Conference, London, 4 July 2013)

The SAPPHIRE Summit is being held at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London on 4th July 2013.  This is a one day for the presentation and discussion of findings from the five-year SAPPHIRE Programme on Stigma and Discrimination in … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma & Health: Whose Problem Is It? (CFP, Conference, Birmingham, 16 May 2013)

CONFERENCE: ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Weight stigma and health: whose problem is it? University of Birmingham Thursday 16th May, 2013 You are invited to attend a multidisciplinary conference focusing on the subject of Weight Stigma and Health, featuring presentations … Continue reading

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Do people diagnosed with schizophrenia deserve organs?

A breath-taking state of affairs Like most people working in the field of mental health, I am well aware of the stigma associated with schizophrenia as well as the appalling 15-20 year reduction in life expectancy that people with this … Continue reading

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Narrative, Stigma and Mental Illness (Workshop, Northumbria University, 23 February 2012)

Northumbria University’s Situating States of Mind Research Group presents: Narrative, Stigma and Mental Illness: One day workshop Thursday 23rd February, 10.30-3.30, Lipman 121 Speakers include: Dr. Peter Barham, Clinical Psychologist, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford University Dr. … Continue reading

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The Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

The Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival is now one of the largest arts and health events in the world with tens of thousands of attenders expected at almost 300 events taking place between 1-24 October. This year the … Continue reading

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