Thu, 02/12/2009 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Madness Radio: Depression And Oppression Alisha Ali
Is depression a result of poverty? How can community development and economic empowerment affect mental health? Psychology professor Alisha Ali discusses the dangers of turning social problems into medical disorders, including bias in diagnosis, limits of "cultural competency" and "anti-stigma" initiatives, and the experiences of immigrant women.