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Promoting social change to overcome the stigma of mental disorders : aspirations, cooperation and commitment to collective mental health advocacy

Gee, Alison

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A significant body of research demonstrates that people with mental disorders face prejudice and discrimination from other people in society and the health professions as well as systemic and structural disadvantage. Although this structural stigma is recognised as a significant problem for people with mental disorders in the psychological literature, the methods for reducing stigma overwhelmingly focus on changing the attitudes and behaviours of individuals, thereby failing to address the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150984
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e75875c8cf
Access Rights: Open Access

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