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Episode 18: Mental Health and Colonialism

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Mark and Alex take a look at some of the ways in which our mainstream understanding of mental health fails to combat the legacy of colonialism and its effects on the mental health of Indigenous communities


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Talk with us about the Episode at r/wereadtheorypod


Sources discussed in this episode:

"Patients' Diversity is Often Discounted" by Shankar Vedantam

"The Wretched of the Earth" by Frantz Fanon

"Challenging Hidden Assumptions: Colonial Norms as Determinants of Aboriginal Mental Health" by Sarah Nelson

"Piblokto and European-Inuit Relations" by Lyle Dick



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