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There Are Still Many Myths Surrounding Mental Illness That Need Debunking According to Prakash Masand, MD, Founder of Global Medical Education

With an estimated one in four adults or 26.2% of the population suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, it’s time to erase the societal stigmas that have been placed on mental illness. As part of Mental Illness Week, Dr. Prakash Masand, a psychiatrist who is a former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University and the founder and CEO of Global Medical Education, says the only way to erase these societal stigmas is to understand what’s a myth and what’s the truth.

(PRWeb October 10, 2014)

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