ERIC Number: EJ606199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Ethical Responses to Media Depictions of Mental Illness: An Advocacy Approach.
March, Priscilla A.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v38 n2 p70-79 Dec 1999
States that the media often is inaccurate in its portrayal of mental illness which helps engender negative, incorrect perceptions about counselors and their clients. Reports that ethical codes offer little direction to counselors wishing to confront this problem. Suggests that a change-promoting response demands that counselors move beyond traditional roles to more proactive behavior. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: "The Role of the Media in Mental Health." For related articles, see CG 555 268-273.