Elizabeth_Wulbrecht

/Elizabeth Wulbrecht
Elizabeth Wulbrecht

About Elizabeth Wulbrecht

Elizabeth Wulbrecht is a native of Lafayette Indiana where she attended Purdue for her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Political Science. She hopes her research can bring attention to issues of stigma and stereotypes, which impact the wellbeing and self-esteem of people with mental illness and their families.

Congressional Justifications for Mental Healthcare: A Dangerous Stereotype?

Most Americans are aware of the stereotype that people with mental illness are more violent and dangerous than the general population. Everyone has seen or heard of a slasher film where the “slasher” is an escaped or released psychiatric patient on a murder spree. In the last decade, due to multiple high-profile mass shootings, [...]