Presenting Information About Mental Health in a Second Language Could Help Counter Cultural Norms Against Treatment
Bilingual people from cultural backgrounds in which mental health is a taboo topic may be more open to treatment when they hear information in their second language.
Reducing Biases in the Graduate School Admissions Process
During the Inclusivity Spotlight discussion at the 2022 APS Annual Convention, three social scientists who are thought leaders in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education shared research-based perspectives on and potential solutions to bias in the graduate admissions process.
Destigmatizing Their Own Truths: Clinical Psychologists’ Lived Experiences of Psychopathologies
Despite the nature of clinical psychologists’ work, there is a stigma around disclosing personal mental health difficulties or diagnoses, even if those difficulties or diagnoses are the reason they chose to enter the field.
Back Page: Structural Stigma and the Health of Marginalized Communities
Katie Wang discusses methods to address the damaging effects of social oppression and structural stigma on marginalized communities.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on risk perception, word-meaning representations, identity concealment and stigma, success and overconfidence, vigilance and attention, choice, integration of automated advice in decision, perception of 2D and 3D objects, and genetic factors involved in the judgments about casual sex and drug use.
One of Us: Combating Stigma Against People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Conversations about the health disparities facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and disorders, and how to combat them, are long overdue.