Perceived social stigma, self-concept, and self-stigmatization of patient with schizophrenia.

@article{Karidi2010PerceivedSS,
  title={Perceived social stigma, self-concept, and self-stigmatization of patient with schizophrenia.},
  author={Maria Veroniki Karidi and Costas N. Stefanis and Christos Theleritis and Maria Tzedaki and Andreas D. Rabavilas and Nicholas C. Stefanis},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={19-30}
}
The advent of community-based mental health care in Greece emphasized clinicians' need to understand patients' attitudes and their experience of their illness. A 42-item self-administered questionnaire (Self-Stigmatization Questionnaire) with flexible format was designed and administered to 150 outpatients with schizophrenia who fulfilled the criteria for inclusion in the vocational rehabilitation program where the study took place. The patients participated voluntarily. Multivariate regression… CONTINUE READING

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