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Oversimplifying beliefs about causes of mental illness may hinder social acceptance – 2018-01-09

Belief that mental illness is biological has increased among both health experts and the public in recent years. But campaigns to treat it as a disease and remove stigma may be lacking because other factors, such as bad character and upbringing, still are viewed as playing a role, a new study has found. Science Daily Baylor University, January 9, 2018 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180109161546.htm