In this article, The Conversation discusses ‘disease prestige’ and how it impacts resources and support.
The article is titled: When you’re sick, the support you’ll get may depend on the ‘worth’ of your disease and looks at:
- high vs low prestige diseases,
- research (including research funding) around disease prestige,
- disease prestige ranking of 40 conditions and illnesses, and
- A tale of mental illness, a TED talk by Elyn Saks.