Stigma and explanatory models among people with schizophrenia and their relatives in Vellore, south India.

@article{Charles2007StigmaAE,
  title={Stigma and explanatory models among people with schizophrenia and their relatives in Vellore, south India.},
  author={Helen Charles and S D Manoranjitham and K. S. Jacob},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={325-32}
}
BACKGROUND Stigma associated with mental illness affects patients and their families. Diverse beliefs about the cause and treatment of schizophrenia are common among patients and their relatives. AIM To study the association between stigma and beliefs about illness in patients and their relatives. METHOD Standard instruments were used to assess beliefs about illness and about stigma among patients with schizophrenia and relatives in Vellore, south India. RESULTS The majority of the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
22 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…