Public attitudes toward psychiatric treatment. An international comparison.

  title={Public attitudes toward psychiatric treatment. An international comparison.},
  author={Matthias Claus Angermeyer and Peter Breier and Sandra Dietrich and Denis V Kenzine and Herbert Matschinger},
  journal={Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology},
  volume={40 11},
AIM In order to examine whether there is a relationship between the state of mental health care and the acceptance of psychiatry, public attitudes toward psychiatric treatment in three countries where the reform of mental health care has progressed to a different degree will be compared. METHODS Population surveys on public beliefs about mental illness and attitudes toward psychiatric treatment were conducted in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, and Novosibirsk, Russia. The data were compared with… CONTINUE READING


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