A cross-cultural study of mental health beliefs and attitudes towards seeking professional help

@article{Sheikh2000ACS,
  title={A cross-cultural study of mental health beliefs and attitudes towards seeking professional help},
  author={Saima Sheikh and Adrian Furnham},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={35},
  pages={326-334}
}
Background: This study sets out to examine the relationship between culture beliefs about the causes of mental distress and attitudes associated with seeking professional help for psychological problems. It was hypothesised that there is a meaningful and statistical relationship between these variables and that there will be a difference in this relationship between Asians and Westerners. Participants were 287 adults belonging to three groups (British Asian, western European and Pakistanis… CONTINUE READING

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