Students’ perception about mental illness

@inproceedings{Mahto2009StudentsPA,
  title={Students’ perception about mental illness},
  author={R. K. Mahto and Prem Kumar Verma and A. N. Verma and Amool Ranjan Singh and Suprakash Chaudhury and K. Shantna},
  booktitle={Industrial psychiatry journal},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND In developing countries like India, there are evidences that stigma associated with mental illness is increasing. As in parts of the developing world, with advancement of urbanization and rapid industrialization, people tend to react in a very peculiar and biased way when they confront a mentally ill person. MATERIALS AND METHODS The present study aimed to find out students' opinion about mental illness. A total of 100 students (50 male and 50 female) from Ranchi University were… CONTINUE READING

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