Racial and ethnic disparities in mental illness stigma.

  title={Racial and ethnic disparities in mental illness stigma.},
  author={Deepa Rao and Joe Feinglass and Patrick Corrigan},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={195 12},
The present study sought to examine whether racial/ethnic differences exist in stigmatizing attitudes towards people with mental illness among community college students. Multiple regression models were used to investigate racial/ethnic differences in students' perceived dangerousness and desire for segregation from persons with mental illness both before and after participation in an antistigma intervention. At baseline, African Americans and Asians perceived people with mental illness as more… CONTINUE READING

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