Reducing psychiatric stigma and discrimination--evaluating an educational intervention with the police force in England.

@article{Pinfold2003ReducingPS,
  title={Reducing psychiatric stigma and discrimination--evaluating an educational intervention with the police force in England.},
  author={Vanessa Pinfold and Peter John Huxley and Graham Thornicroft and Paul Farmer and Hilary Toulmin and Tanya R. Graham},
  journal={Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={337-44}
}
BACKGROUND Across the world there are programmes challenging negative stereotypes of people with mental health problems and associated discriminatory behaviours, but the evidence base describing what works in practice is still underdeveloped. This paper evaluates the effectiveness of a mental health training intervention with the police force in England. METHOD A total of 109 police officers attended training workshops and completed pre- and post-questionnaires detailing knowledge, attitudes… CONTINUE READING

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