Lifestyle / Psychological

Mental health is a feminist issue

By Youlendree Appasamy

Mental health is yet another aspect of keeping one’s health in check – it’s not only physical ailments that can seriously weigh a person down! Due in part, to media coverage of males with real (or supposed) mental illness as a defence of their alleged crimes. However, this aspect of health is often misunderstood, mistreated and misdiagnosed in women. The reality is that it is not predominantly the Oscar Pistoruis’ and Elliot Rodgers’ of the world who suffer psychological disorders – it is societal, vulnerable groups who bear the burden of disease.

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