Stigma against mental illness: Perspectives of mental health service users

Namino Ottewell

研究成果: Article査読

2 被引用数 (Scopus)

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This study aimed to understand the perception, management and experience of stigma among people with mental illness in Japan. Interviews with people with mental illness were conducted and the data were analysed using grounded theory approach. The results showed that participants’ major concerns appeared to obtain or keep a job, and being regarded as ‘abnormal’. Overall, there were more affinities rather than differences between Japan and Western countries, whilst some cultural factors which seem to be related to the differences are also discussed.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)115-123
ページ数9
ジャーナルMental Health and Prevention
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3-4
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2016 9 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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