Disability

Turning a Blind Eye: Perceptions of Mental Health and Disability in China

Turning a Blind Eye: Perceptions of Mental Health and Disability in China

More than 60 million people in China have disabilities. The scope of these problems has increased in recent years not only in size but in proportion to the population. They persist not only as a result of political apathy, but because of deeply ingrained cultural perceptions that render them far more formidable than many of China’s other problems.