Mental health first aid training for the Chinese community in Melbourne, Australia: effects on knowledge about and attitudes toward people with mental illness

@inproceedings{Lam2010MentalHF,
  title={Mental health first aid training for the Chinese community in Melbourne, Australia: effects on knowledge about and attitudes toward people with mental illness},
  author={Angus Yk Lam and Anthony F Jorm and Daniel Fu Keung Wong},
  booktitle={International journal of mental health systems},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate in members of the Chinese community in Melbourne the impact of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training on knowledge about mental disorders and on attitudes to people with mental illness. The hypotheses were that at the end of the training participants would have increased knowledge of mental disorders and related treatments, and decreased negative attitudes towards people with mental disorders. METHODS Respondents were 108 participants of… CONTINUE READING
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