Newspaper stories as measures of structural stigma.

  title={Newspaper stories as measures of structural stigma.},
  author={Patrick William Corrigan and Amy C. Watson and Gabriela Gracia and Natalie B Slopen and Kenneth A. Rasinski and Laura Lee Hall},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  volume={56 5},
OBJECTIVES Structural stigma and discrimination occur when an institution like a newspaper, rather than an individual, promulgates stigmatizing messages about mental illness. This study examined current trends in the news media on reporting topics of mental illness. METHODS All relevant stories (N=3,353) in large U.S. newspapers were identified and coded… CONTINUE READING