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Understanding the Stigma of Mental Illness Theory and Interventions

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ISBN-10: 0470723289

ISBN-13: 9780470723289

Edition: 2008

Authors: Julio Arboleda-Fl�rez, Norman Sartorius

List price: $176.00
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Description:

* The first book that focuses on evaluation and research methodologies in stigma and mental health * Presents new interventions to reduce stigma with respect to mental health, useful for clinicians and researchers who wish to apply or develop these or similar programmes * Describes various international programmes to help reduce stigma about mental health issues * Discusses the use of the internet as an international tool to promote awareness of stigma in mental health
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Book details

List price: $176.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/9/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 226
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188

List of contributors
Foreword
Preface
The rights of a powerless legion
Cross-cultural aspects of the stigma of mental illness
The WPA Global Programme against Stigma and Discrimination because of Schizophrenia
'Fighting stigma and discrimination because of schizophrenia -Open the Doors': a collaborative review of the experience from the German project centres
Stigma and health care staff
Evaluating programmatic needs concerning the stigma of mental illness
Using the Internet for fighting the stigma of schizophrenia
Building an evidence base for anti-stigma programming
Other people stigmatize . . . but, what about us? Attitudes of mental health professionals towards patients with schizophrenia
Implementing anti stigma programmes in Boulder, Colorado and Calgary, Alberta
Stigma measurement approaches: conceptual origins and current applications
Appendix Inventories to measure the scope and impact of stigma experiences from the perspective of those who are stigmatized - consumer and family versions
Index