Mental health nurses' beliefs about likely outcomes for people with schizophrenia or depression: a comparison with the public and other healthcare professionals.

@article{Caldwell2001MentalHN,
  title={Mental health nurses' beliefs about likely outcomes for people with schizophrenia or depression: a comparison with the public and other healthcare professionals.},
  author={Tanya M Caldwell and Anthony F Jorm},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={42-54}
}
This paper explores mental health nurses' beliefs about prognosis, long-term outcomes and discrimination in response to vignettes describing a person with either schizophrenia or depression. Mental health nurses were added to previous research describing the beliefs of professionals (psychiatrists, general practitioners and clinical psychologists) and the public. This study used a self- completion, postal survey procedure. Mental health nurses tended to be more negative than the community but… CONTINUE READING