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Mysteries of Mental Illness

Marià Baig & Hooman Keshavarzi | Decolonizing Mental Health

At the end of her first marriage, a doctor diagnosed Marià Baig’s bipolar disorder in five minutes, without knowing anything about her spiritual or cultural life. At the Khalil Center, she found a safe space that felt like home after years of being ignored and feeling invisible. Her new treatment, centered around her faith and culture, inspired her to come back and continue therapy.

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New Frontiers

Today, with cutting-edge treatments for mental illness, the biggest battle is inclusion.
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The Rise and Fall of the Asylum

The fascinating story behind the rise and fall of the mental asylum in the United States.
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Who’s Normal?

Science and societal factors shape ever-shifting definitions of mental health and illness.
Season 2021 Episode 2
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Evil or Illness

Treatment of mental illness over history has been trial and error.
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