The experience and consequences of people with mental health problems, the impact of stigma upon people with schizophrenia : a way forward

Harrison, J and Gill, A ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5481-7209 2010, 'The experience and consequences of people with mental health problems, the impact of stigma upon people with schizophrenia : a way forward' , Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 (3) , pp. 242-250.

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Abstract

The aim of this literature review is to explore stigma as experienced by individuals with mental health problems, focusing primarily on schizophrenia. The concept of stigma has been examined. Service users' reports of their experiences of stigma have been outlined. The role of the media, public perceptions and the role of the nurses and mental health services have been discussed. Proposals have been suggested to address stigma.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 1351-0126
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Depositing User: Dr Tony Gill
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2020 14:11
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2020 14:11
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/56353

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