Does stigma concerning mental disorders differ through medical education?

  title={Does stigma concerning mental disorders differ through medical education?},
  author={MPH Pinar Ay and MPH Dilsad Save and Oya Fidanoglu},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Stigma and discrimination toward mentally disabled persons might exist within the medical environment and may form a barrier for patients to receive appropriate care. The aim of this study is to determine the attitudes of medical students toward mentally disabled people and to understand the impact of schooling on attitude difference by evaluating second and sixth year medical students. The study was carried out among 452 students from the all the three public medical schools located in… CONTINUE READING


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