Chinese-Australians' knowledge of depression and schizophrenia in the context of their under-utilization of mental health care: an analysis of labelling.

@article{Klimidis2007ChineseAustraliansKO,
  title={Chinese-Australians' knowledge of depression and schizophrenia in the context of their under-utilization of mental health care: an analysis of labelling.},
  author={Steven Klimidis and Fei-Hsiu Hsiao and Harry Iraklis Minas},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={464-79}
}
BACKGROUND Low knowledge of and discrimination regarding mental disorders (MDs) may underpin lower access to mental health care by ethnic minority groups. AIMS In Chinese-Australians, in relation to schizophrenia and depression, to assess (a) labels attached to MDs, (b) conceptual distinctiveness of MDs, (c) labelling accuracy against an Australian representative sample, (d) how syndrome variations may influence labelling, and (e) effects of exposure to MDs on labelling. METHOD 418 subjects… CONTINUE READING

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