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Nick Clegg on 'plain wrong' attitude to mental health

20 January 2014 Last updated at 07:28 GMT

Nick Clegg has launched a strong attack on how the NHS treats mental health patients, saying it is "just plain wrong" to treat the illness as the "poor cousin" of physical health.

Speaking to the BBC ahead of the unveiling of the government's mental health strategy, Mr Clegg said the issue still faces "too much prejudice, too much discrimination."

Michael Buchanan reports.

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