review of public attitudes towards mental health facilities in the community
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Published by Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield in Sheffield .
Written in English

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StatementJulie Repper,Charlie Brooker.
SeriesSCHARR occasional papers -- no.96/1
ContributionsBrooker, Charlie., Sheffield Centre forHealth and Related Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination40p. :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL17181369M
ISBN 10190075200X

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People with mental health problems say that the social stigma attached to mental ill health and the discrimination they experience can make their difficulties worse and make it harder to recover. Mental health problems are common. They affect thousands of people in the UK, and their friends, families, work colleagues and society in general. The research, reports and evaluation papers below look at public, workplace and media attitudes to mental health problems. For a summary of the impact of Time to Change overall, take a look here. Nov 20,  · This study examines the underlying mechanisms of the association between contact and attitudes toward community mental health care. Data are derived from the survey “Stigma in a Global Context—Belgian Mental Health Study”, using the Community Mental Health Ideology-scale. Public attitudes towards mental health facilities in the Cited by: A failure to find consistent positive results for the attitudes of mental health professionals underscores the need for more research. This is the first study of the attitudes of mental health professionals in the United States to include a descriptive comparison group based on public attitudes and identical by:

Community attitudes towards mental illness The respondents were asked about their knowledge of mental health facilities, and about their attitudes to mental illness, using some of the same. If religious leaders in the community ‘adopt’ particular patients, they can use their leadership to reduce the social distance between the community and the mentally ill patients. Furthermore, the leaders could also direct individuals with mental health problems to seek treatment from mental health by: mental illnesses, have arisen since it was developed. To address the issue of deinstitutionalization and community-centered treatment, Taylor, Dear and Hall () and Taylor and Dear () created the Community Attitudes Toward Mental Illness (CAMI), using the OMI as a conceptual basis, with a new community mental health ideology dimension. government’s mental health strategy (Department of Health, ) sets out objectives for improving both mental wellbeing in the population and public understanding of mental health. Two of the strategy’s aims are to ensure that individuals look after their own mental health better and to challenge stigma and negative attitudes.