Beliefs and perception about mental health issues: a meta-synthesis

  title={Beliefs and perception about mental health issues: a meta-synthesis},
  author={Fahad Riaz Choudhry and Vasudevan Mani and Long Chiau Ming and Tahir Mehmood Khan},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment},
  pages={2807 - 2818}
Background Mental health literacy is the beliefs and knowledge about mental health issues and their remedies. Attitudes and beliefs of lay individuals about mental illness are shaped by personal knowledge about mental illness, knowing and interacting with someone living with mental illness, and cultural stereotypes. Mental health issues are increasing and are alarming in almost every part of the world, and hence compiling this review provides an opportunity to understand the different views… 

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