Community attitudes towards culture-influenced mental illness: scrupulosity vs. nonreligious OCD among orthodox jews

@article{Pirutinsky2009CommunityAT,
  title={Community attitudes towards culture-influenced mental illness: scrupulosity vs. nonreligious OCD among orthodox jews},
  author={Steven Pirutinsky and D. Rosmarin and K. Pargament},
  journal={Journal of Community Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={37},
  pages={949-958}
}
  • Steven Pirutinsky, D. Rosmarin, K. Pargament
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Community Psychology
  • Culture may particularly influence community attitudes towards mental illness, when the illness itself is shaped by a cultural context. To explore the influence of culture-specific, religious symptoms on Orthodox Jewish community attitudes, the authors compared the attitudes of 169 Orthodox Jews, who randomly viewed one of two vignettes describing either religious or nonreligious obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD). Results indicate that though participants were equally likely to perceive both… CONTINUE READING
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