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Nothing short of a 'sea change' will end years of gross neglect in mental health care – UN expert

06 June 2017 – Citing decades of neglect in mental health care, a United Nations human rights expert today denounced “biomedical gatekeepers” who perpetuate stigma and urged States and psychiatrists to act with courage to reform a “crisis-hit system built on outdated attitudes.”