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Behind Mental Health Stigmas In Black Communities

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s recent diagnosis of bipolar disorder has focused attention on the shame that sometimes accompanies mental health diagnoses in the African-American community. Psychiatrist William Lawson joins NPR’s John Donvan to discuss why such a stigma exists.   Read or listen to this NPR story here.

VCU School of Medicine Summer Institute in Psychiatry for Medical Students

VCU Summer Institute in Psychiatry for Medical Students
July 8-13, 2012