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The Intersection of Leprosy and Mental Health Stigma
June 27, 2023
The Intersection of Leprosy and Mental Health Stigma

In my recent exploration, I delved into the complex intersection of leprosy and mental health stigma. It's heartbreaking to see how the physical suffering from leprosy is often amplified by the psychological burden brought on by societal stigma. This dual burden not only hinders the recovery process but also pushes individuals into social isolation, deepening their emotional distress. The need for comprehensive care addressing both physical and mental health is crucial to improve the quality of life for these individuals. It's high time we shed light on this issue to fight the persisting prejudice and misconceptions surrounding leprosy and mental health.

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