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Violence and Mental Health: Unpacking a Complex Issue

By Canadian Mental Health Association, 2011
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This paper discusses violence and mental illness with respect to public perception and attitudes which are influenced or created by media. Negative images associated with mental illness have detrimental   effects on recovery from mental illness and on quality of life of people living with mental health conditions.

The full paper is available in PDF version.

Subject Headings Mental Health/Illness - Legal Aspects, Mental Health/Illness - general , Mental Disorders, Violence

Medical Subject Headings Mental Disorders; Violence

Published by Canadian Mental Health Association (2011) Canada.

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