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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-06-26T04:19:40-0400
This project is measuring the effectiveness of an anti-stigma intervention among primary care providers. Both staff and clients will be asked to complete survey data in order to measure th...
Stigma towards mental illness is one of the greatest barriers to functional recovery that people with psychotic disorders face. Internalization of stigma (self-stigma) is associated with i...
We are conducting a randomized clinical trial (RCT) comparing the 10-week peer-led Photovoice program to services as usual (SAU) at a large publicly funded community mental health agency i...
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of 3 sensitivity and mental health literacy programs for young students in the increase of mental health knowledge, to help seeking and reducing the sti...
Stigma is a significant concern for those who experience psychosis. They are the most stigmatised group of all mental health difficulties. They experience the most discrimination (Dinos et...
Research around the world has consistently shown that people with serious mental illness (SMI) are often subject to stronglyheld stigmatizing attitudes held by others in society (e.g., dangerousness, ...
People with mental illnesses face stigma that hinders their full integration into society. Work is a major determinant of social inclusion, however, people with mental disorders have fewer opportuniti...
The available evidence on interventions addressing the stigma of mental illness is limited because of small samples, lack of diversity in study samples, and exclusion of people living with mental illn...
Mental illness stigma is still widely spread and present in all the cultures and nations. Even more, during the last half of century there hasn't been much change in the perception of mentally ill per...
Most mental disorders begin during developmental age. Different misinformation about mental illnesses cause anxiety, create stereotypes and promote stigma. Stigma has been identified as a likely key f...
A form of PSYCHOTHERAPY that centers on the individuals as the experts in their own lives and views problems as separate from people. It is assumed that people have many skills, competencies, beliefs, values, commitments, and abilities that will assist them to reduce the influence of problems in their lives.
Action taken to reduce susceptibility or exposure to health problems and to detect and treat disease in early stages.
Process of formulating a diagnosis based on medical history and physical or mental examinations, and/or choosing an appropriate intervention.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
Facilities which administer the delivery of psychologic and psychiatric services to people living in a neighborhood or community.