Destigmatizing day-to-day practices: what developed countries can learn from developing countries.

  title={Destigmatizing day-to-day practices: what developed countries can learn from developing countries.},
  author={Alan Rosen},
  journal={World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association},
  volume={5 1},
  • Alan Rosen
  • Published 2006 in
    World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
The nature of and threshold for stigma associated with mental disorders appears to be different between developed and developing countries. Decreasing stigma can be achieved through a combination of the best Western educational and media strategies and the systematization of some important lessons from developing countries. At the macro-level, this involves: societal changes leading to being more inclusive and re-integrating people with mental illness into our communities; finding socially… CONTINUE READING
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