“Words about Mental Health Need to Align with People’s Understanding of Well Being”, Piece Co-Authored by Emily Mendenhall in The Conversation
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In this piece published in The Conversation, Emily Mendenhall, Lindile Cele and Edna N. Bosire address the challenges of communicating health concepts in different cultural contexts. They focus on the language used when talking about mental health in South Africa. The authors explain how patient perceptions of health may not always align with medical terms.