Damaging perceptions of schizophrenia

October 12, 2010

Confounding stereotypes of ‘split personalities’
-Muiris Houston, Irish Times
THE FIRST person I came across with acute schizophrenia was my own age. I was in my penultimate year in medical school; he was an engineering student who

Mental health discrimination revealed

October 8, 2010

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CHARLIE TAYLOR

People with mental health problems face widespread discrimination in the workplace, at home and from friends, according to a new study.

Conference told self-harm is widespread

October 5, 2010

Self-harm is a widespread problem in Ireland and patients often have a negative experience of care at emergency departments, a conference has heard.

Nearly 12,000 people who self-harmed were seen in hospitals