Stigmatization of people with mental illness among inhabitants of a rural community in northern Nigeria.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Despite the fact that mental illness is a common problem in society, people's perception of the mentally ill and community attitude towards them is still rather poor, making their rehabilitation and reintegration into society an uphill task. AIMS To examine the stigmatization of people with mental illness within a rural community and identify… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0020764011423180

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