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Challenging the public stigma of mental illness: a meta-analysis of outcome studies.

Challenging the public stigma of mental illness: a meta-analysis of outcome studies. Public stigma and discrimination have pernicious effects on the lives of people with serious mental illnesses. Given a plethora of research on changing the stigma of mental illness, this article reports on a meta-analysis that examined the effects of antistigma approaches that included protest or social activism, education of the public, and contact with persons with mental illness. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) Pubmed

Challenging the public stigma of mental illness: a meta-analysis of outcome studies.

Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) , Volume 63 (10): 11 – May 30, 2013

Challenging the public stigma of mental illness: a meta-analysis of outcome studies.


Abstract

Public stigma and discrimination have pernicious effects on the lives of people with serious mental illnesses. Given a plethora of research on changing the stigma of mental illness, this article reports on a meta-analysis that examined the effects of antistigma approaches that included protest or social activism, education of the public, and contact with persons with mental illness.

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ISSN
1075-2730
DOI
10.1176/appi.ps.201100529
pmid
23032675

Abstract

Public stigma and discrimination have pernicious effects on the lives of people with serious mental illnesses. Given a plethora of research on changing the stigma of mental illness, this article reports on a meta-analysis that examined the effects of antistigma approaches that included protest or social activism, education of the public, and contact with persons with mental illness.

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Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)Pubmed

Published: May 30, 2013

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