Perception of stigma among patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Erturul2004PerceptionOS,
  title={Perception of stigma among patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Ayg{\"u}n Ertuğrul and Berna Diclenur Uluğ},
  journal={Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          73-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Many individuals with schizophrenia are stigmatized by society. It is necessary to understand the factors contributing to stigma. This study investigated the relation of symptoms and other patient characteristics with perceived stigmatization in patients with schizophrenia. METHOD Sixty patients with schizophrenia were included in the study. Symptomatology was assessed with the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale. Perceived stigmatization was measured by several questions which… CONTINUE READING
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