This discussion of language shows not only that words matter, but that we must treat each and every person with the dignity and respect we would like shown to us.
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If you feel that you want or need to disclose a physical or mental health disability at work, how should you go about it? These guidelines may help.
Manderscheid RW et al. – Understanding of the definitions of wellness and illness has changed from the mid–20th century to modern times, moving from a diagnosis–focused to a person–focused definition of mental illnesses, and from an “absence of disease” model to one that stresses positive psychological function for mental health. Currently, wellness refers to the... Read more »