Community attitudes towards discriminatory practice against people with severe mental illness in Hong Kong.

@article{Chiu2007CommunityAT,
  title={Community attitudes towards discriminatory practice against people with severe mental illness in Hong Kong.},
  author={Marcus Yu-Lung Chiu and Kenneth K L Chan},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={159-74}
}
BACKGROUND The existing literature on community attitudes towards people with severe mental illness (SMI) tends to be rather general and impressionistic, with apparently conflicting findings which have yet to be adequately understood. AIMS This article undertakes to examine the community's level of tolerance towards discriminatory practice against people with SMI in three domains: family relations, employment and health care. METHODS Structured interviews with a representative sample of 507… CONTINUE READING