Weight Bias in Health Care

Weight Bias in Health Care

Doctor: “Well, what do we have here?” Mother: “He burned his hand on a stove.” Doctor: “Did you warn him not to touch a hot stove?” Mother “Of course I did!” Doctor: “Well, I’m afraid we can’t help him. Clearly, he did this to himself.” That’s absurd, isn’t it? That a doctor would compromise care …

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Ruby Wax: what it’s like to live with depression

Ruby Wax: what it’s like to live with depression

>>Ruby Wax:You see the thing about depression is – and why people feel – well I feel a lot of shame is that there is nothing wrong with you on the outside. I mean you know you don’t have any lumps, or you don’t have any scars. You are not in a wheelchair. So people …

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The Psychology of Black Hair | Johanna Lukate | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

The Psychology of Black Hair | Johanna Lukate | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

Translator: Amanda Sany Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs When we meet a person, it only takes a second for us to form a mental image of who that person is. It’s what you did when I walked onto the stage. It’s what I did when I looked around the room to get a sense of who you …

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Visual Field Loss by a Brain Hemorrhage ― Overcome the Dispair | Hirofumi Takahashi | TEDxAnjo

Visual Field Loss by a Brain Hemorrhage ― Overcome the Dispair | Hirofumi Takahashi | TEDxAnjo

翻訳: Kiyokazu Konishi 校正: Masaki Yanagishita みなさんこんにちは (こんにちは) 私 4年前に 脳出血をしました この脳出血というのは 前兆というものが 2週間前からありました それ どういった前兆かというと 2週間前から 偏頭痛があったんですね この偏頭痛というのは そのまま左側なんですけれども ずっと痛みがあって ただ 当時の私は 29歳でした 29の私は 偏頭痛というのは まあ きっとそのうち治るだろう そういう気持ちの中で まあ 無視をしました その結果 私は2週間後に 脳出血を起こしました これは 私が その出血をした時に メモを取ったものなんですが これ 私 その出血をした時に 頭の中から 自分の中から 色々なものが 消えて行く感じというのを すごく感じました で 慌てて 妻にお願いをして メモ帳をくれと メモ帳を取って欲しいと お願いして メモ帳を取ってもらって メモを取り始めました で …

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Kat | Mental health at work | The Mix

Kat | Mental health at work | The Mix

After I started self-harming, I was very good at hiding the evidence of what I’d done, and hiding my arms and things like that, so it really wasn’t very easy for anyone outside to realize what was going on. After I left university I moved to a new place and I applied for a job, …

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How my family and friends react to my mental illness

How my family and friends react to my mental illness

>>Yvonne: My mental illness is schizo-affective disorder. When I am unwell it affects my moods and my perception. But fortunately it is treatable. People think that mental illness is a rare – a very rare thing. That is not true; at least one in every four people have mental health issues really at any point …

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For LGBT People, Discrimination Still Brings Mental Health Challenges.

For LGBT People, Discrimination Still Brings Mental Health Challenges.

You know, it wasn’t until 1973 that the American Psychiatric Association, after a fairly lengthy period of debate, discussion, and advocacy, voted to remove homosexuality as a mental disorder. Discrimination, you know, comes in many forms. And the psychological and the social implications of those are, you know, they’re not insignificant. So if you do …

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5 Mental Health Stigmas That Need to Go! | Decoded | MTV

5 Mental Health Stigmas That Need to Go! | Decoded | MTV

– When something’s wrong with your stomach, you go to the doctor. When something’s wrong with your mind, you don’t? Okay so I have good news and bad news. The good news is today we’re gonna tackle something that affects people regardless of their race, gender, class, religion, or sexual orientation. Hooray! The bad news, …

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