Myths about Madness (1998)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1998

  • Genre

    Training film/TV programme

  • Type

    Video

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Training video on the myths surrounding mental illness and people with mental health problems. Looks at the attitudes of the public, professionals, employers, journalists and family members, and asks where these attitudes come from and what the reality is. People with diagnoses of mental health problems describe the impact of stigma on their lives. Shows initiatives taken by some individuals and groups to challenge stigma and discrimination.

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