Schizophrenia in the News: The Role of News Frames in Shaping Online Reader Dialogue about Mental Illness.

A quantitative content analysis examined the portrayal of schizophrenia in eight of the most read online news publications in the United States. The analysis documented the prevalence of stigma frames, which communicate stereotypes concerning schizophrenia, and stigma-challenge frames, which contradict stereotypes, in 558 articles related to schizophrenia… CONTINUE READING