Event Title

The Fetishization of Women with Mental Illness

Location

156 Student Union: Endeavor Room B

Start Date

5-11-2015 4:30 PM

End Date

5-11-2015 5:30 PM

Description

Popular culture depicts women with mental illness as sexual objects, yet mental health professions do not address how fetishization impacts these women. This presentation will discuss the impact and focus on how to change the cultural stereotype. We as clinicians should help women with mental illness foster and maintain a healthy sense of sexuality.


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Nov 5th, 4:30 PM Nov 5th, 5:30 PM

The Fetishization of Women with Mental Illness

156 Student Union: Endeavor Room B

Popular culture depicts women with mental illness as sexual objects, yet mental health professions do not address how fetishization impacts these women. This presentation will discuss the impact and focus on how to change the cultural stereotype. We as clinicians should help women with mental illness foster and maintain a healthy sense of sexuality.