MENTAL ILLNESS: TOWARDS A STIGMA-FREE FUTURE

Author: 
Prof Anil Vartak
Publication date: 
24 January 2019

The concept and feeling of stigma must have been a part of humanity since its conception. It is difficult to trace its origin. Superficially speaking, it seems to have almost disappeared from the educated strata of society. Nobody utters discriminating words openly, but I recently realized that the roots of stigma are deeply in-grained.