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Global pattern of experienced and anticipated discrimination against people with schizophrenia: a cross-sectional survey.

Authors
  • Thornicroft, Graham
  • Brohan, Elaine
  • Rose, Diana
  • Sartorius, Norman
  • Leese, Morven
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Lancet
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 31, 2009
Volume
373
Issue
9661
Pages
408–415
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61817-6
PMID: 19162314
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Rates of both anticipated and experienced discrimination are consistently high across countries among people with mental illness. Measures such as disability discrimination laws might, therefore, not be effective without interventions to improve self-esteem of people with mental illness.

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