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Mentally ill people face discrimination

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7069.1352b (Published 30 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1352

People with a mental health problem face widespread discrimination in many areas of life, including primary health care, according to a survey by the mental health charity MIND.

The survey, Not Just Sticks and Stones, found that half of those interviewed reported that they had been unfairly treated by health professionals because …

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