Self-stigma, perceived discrimination and empowerment among people with a mental illness in six countries: Pan European stigma study.

@article{Krajewski2013SelfstigmaPD,
  title={Self-stigma, perceived discrimination and empowerment among people with a mental illness in six countries: Pan European stigma study.},
  author={Christin Krajewski and Genc Burazeri and H. Brand},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2013},
  volume={210 3},
  pages={1136-46}
}
A cross-sectional study including 796 individuals with a psychiatric disorder was conducted in Croatia, Israel, Lithuania, Malta, Romania and Sweden in 2010 aiming to assess correlates of self-stigma. The Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness (ISMI) was used to measure self-stigma, whereas the Boston University Empowerment Scale was used to measure the self-efficacy/self-esteem (SESE) and sense of power/powerlessness (PP). Perceived discrimination and devaluation was measured with the Perceived… CONTINUE READING