Myths, beliefs and perceptions about mental disorders and health-seeking behavior in Delhi, India

@inproceedings{Kishore2011MythsBA,
  title={Myths, beliefs and perceptions about mental disorders and health-seeking behavior in Delhi, India},
  author={J. Srinivas Kishore and Avni Gupta and Ram Chander Jiloha and Patrick Bantman},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the myths, beliefs and perceptions about mental disorders and health-seeking behavior in general population and medical professionals of India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out with a sample of 436 subjects (360 subjects from urban and rural communities of Delhi and 76 medical professionals working in different organizations in Delhi). A pre-tested questionnaire consisting items on perceptions, myths, and beliefs about causes, treatment, and… CONTINUE READING
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