The Good Question Podcast

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Society’s perception of mental health has developed exponentially over the years, and that’s because of brilliant minds that seek to reframe the stigmas surrounding it. Thanks to experts like Dr. Stephen P. Hinshaw, the sociological and psychological approach to mental disorders have taken on a new form – allowing those who suffer from these illnesses to live more fulfilling and well-rounded lives…

Dr. Hinshaw is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley and a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco. He is also the author of Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness, a memoir that seeks to put an end to the disgracing of mental illness.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What bipolar episodes can look like. 
  • How doctors treated mental disorders in the 1950’s.
  • How parents typically deal with having an autistic child. 

To find out more about Dr. Hinshaw and his work, click here now!

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