Geneticization and Stigma: The Case of Mental Illness
Thursday, June 23, 2011
The Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics at Columbia University presents: “Geneticization and Stigma: The Case of Mental Illness,” a semianr by Dr. Jo Phelan, professor in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences.
About the speaker:
Dr. Jo Phelan's research interests include social stigma, conceptions of mental illness, the impact of the "genetics revolution" on the stigma of mental illness, attitudes and beliefs relating to social inequality and its legitimation, as well as social inequalities in health and mortality.