Public stigmatization of different mental disorders: a comprehensive attitude survey.

@article{Hengartner2013PublicSO,
  title={Public stigmatization of different mental disorders: a comprehensive attitude survey.},
  author={Michael P Hengartner and Alexandre Andradade Loch and Fabio Lorea Lawson and Francisco Bevilacqua Guarniero and Y-P Wang and Wulf R{\"o}ssler and Wagner F. Gattaz},
  journal={Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={269-74}
}
Dear Editor, Stigmatization of mental disorders is a key issue in the social sciences and one of the most important obstacles in the field of public mental health care. The literature indicates that stigmatization of persons with mental disorders is quite prevalent in the general population (Link et al. 1999; Crisp et al. 2005). Nevertheless, significant variation exists depending on the different components of stigma that have been applied (e.g., stereotypes, prejudice or discrimination… CONTINUE READING
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