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It depends: The difference between stigma and wisdom

As an academic, I cherish debate and reflection. Of course, it is one thing to be challenged by someone who may have some reservations about my views about the mind-body debate or my thoughts about when and where the Habs will bring home cup number 25. To be questioned on your personal beliefs takes us [...]

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Stigma and mental illness: The Joy of Cooking

For those of you who may have become accustomed to a more light-hearted treatment of issues related to mental health: You may want to skip this entry. Why? Because I’m mad as hell and I don’t want to take it anymore. The source of my disaffection? The results of a survey commissioned by the Canadian [...]


Blog? What the hell is a blog?

I was first introduced to the term “blog” about two years ago. A colleague of mine was taking a course on new technologies in the field of education, and I asked him what had impressed him the most up to that point in time. We told me he was impressed with the power of the [...]

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