Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: rights-based mental health

Rights Based Global Mental Health and Social Exclusion: An Interview with...

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MIA interviews the anthropologist Ursula Read about her research on mental illness, human rights, and social exclusion in Ghana.

WHO and the Sea Change in Mental Health: Interview with Michelle...

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MIA's Ana Florence interviews Michelle Funk about her leadership of the new WHO guidelines on rights-based mental health.

Bringing Human Rights to Mental Health Care: An Interview with UN...

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MIA's Ana Florence interviews United Nations Special Rapporteur Dainius Pūras about his own journey as a psychiatrist and the future of rights-based approaches to mental health.

United Nations Report Calls for Revolution in Mental Health Care

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In a new report, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dr. Dainius Pūras, calls for a move away from the biomedical model and “excessive use of psychotropic medicines.”