Attitudes towards people with a mental disorder: a survey of the Australian public and health professionals.

@article{Jorm1999AttitudesTP,
  title={Attitudes towards people with a mental disorder: a survey of the Australian public and health professionals.},
  author={Anthony F Jorm and Ailsa E Korten and Patricia A Jacomb and Helen Christensen and Scott Henderson},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={77-83}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this paper was to compare the Australian public's attitudes towards people who have been treated for a mental disorder with the attitudes of general practitioners, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists. METHOD The study involved a household survey of 2031 members of the Australian public and a postal survey of 872 general practitioners, 1128 psychiatrists and 454 clinical psychologists. Survey participants were presented with a vignette describing a person with… CONTINUE READING
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