Association of perceived stigma and mood and anxiety disorders: results from the World Mental Health Surveys.

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OBJECTIVE We assessed the prevalence of perceived stigma among persons with mental disorders and chronic physical conditions in an international study. METHOD Perceived stigma (reporting health-related embarrassment and discrimination) was assessed among adults reporting significant disability. Mental disorders were assessed with Composite International… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2008.01241.x

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@article{Alonso2008AssociationOP, title={Association of perceived stigma and mood and anxiety disorders: results from the World Mental Health Surveys.}, author={Jordi Alonso and Andrea Buron and Rose Bruffaerts and Y. He and Jose A. Posada-Villa and J. R. D. L{\'e}pine and Matthias Claus Angermeyer and Daphna Levinson and Gianfranco De Girolamo and Hisateru Tachimori and Zeina N Mneimneh and Mar{\'i}a Elena Medina-Mora and Joost P. Ormel and Katherine Scott and Oyewusi Gureje and Josep Maria Haro and Semyon F. Gluzman and S. Lee and Gemma Vilagut and Ronald C Kessler and Michael R Von Korff}, journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica}, year={2008}, volume={118 4}, pages={305-14} }