Anticipated and experienced discrimination amongst people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder: a cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Farrelly2014AnticipatedAE,
  title={Anticipated and experienced discrimination amongst people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder: a cross sectional study},
  author={Simone E Farrelly and Sarah Clement and Jheanell Gabbidon and Debra Jeffery and Lisa Dockery and Francesca Lassman and Elaine Brohan and R. Claire Henderson and P. Williams and Louise Michele Howard and Graham Thornicroft},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The unfair treatment of individuals with severe mental illness has been linked to poorer physical and mental health outcomes. Additionally, anticipation of discrimination may lead some individuals to avoid participation in particular life areas, leading to greater isolation and social marginalisation. This study aimed to establish the levels and clinical and socio-demographic associations of anticipated and experienced discrimination amongst those diagnosed with a schizophrenia and… CONTINUE READING
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