Video: Parvati Singh at TEDxOhioStateUniversity

CPH assistant professor connects racism and involuntary psychiatric commitments

Racism and Involuntary Psychiatric Commitments | Parvati Singh | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Parvati Singh, an assistant professor of epidemiology focused on how sudden changes in the socioeconomic and health policy environment affect population mental health, spoke about racial disparities in involuntary psychiatric commitments at a TEDxOhioStateUniversity in March.

Singh discussed her research and the link between racism and adverse consequences for vulnerable groups. A 14-minute video of her talk is now available online. 

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