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Talking mental health history with Matt Smith

Health historian Matthew Smith says that relatively speaking, many governments are doing less to address mental health than they were decades ago, and until that changes, state health providers will never be able to keep up.

In a recent article published in the conversation, the University of Strathclyde professor pointed to poverty and inequality as key determinants of mental health, and argued that we’ve forgotten lessons from centuries past.

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