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Social stigmas around mental health need to stop

By Anthony Parlogean | December 1, 2019

Words like crazy, mad, insane and feeble-minded may come up when thinking about mental illness. Whether they are antiquated or in present-day vernacular, negative sounding words like these are linked to the social stigma surrounding mental health. To...

Research Rookies look at social ties

By Lauren Dielman | February 7, 2012

Our social ties as human beings affect our behavior and emotions, but freshman psychology major Rachel Murphy will look at the extent to which this occurs through her Research Rookies project with her mentor, Angela Grippo, assistant professor in the...