Mental health is a complex topic.

Mental health professionals are often tasked with creating a coherent understanding of the condition, but there’s also a growing body of evidence that shows that we often do not.

As a result, mental health professionals often have difficulty articulating their position on a variety of topics, and that’s leading to a lack of clarity on mental health and stigma in the public discourse.

In this episode, we talk with three psychologists about the impact of stigma on mental illness.

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Show notes and links for this episode can be found at nytimes.com/mentalhealth/show/the-word-mental-health-facilities/ This episode is sponsored by The Harvard Center for Research on Women.