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Stigma of mental illnesses as perceived by north korean defectors living in South Korea.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Psychiatry investigation
Publication Date
Volume
12
Issue
1
Pages
9–15
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.1.9
PMID: 25670940
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

North Korean defectors had higher perceived stigmas of psychosis and alcoholism and lower perceived stigmas of depression than South Koreans. Further studies are needed to document serial changes in stigmas for mental illnesses associated with the receipt of education at the Settlement Support Center for North Korean defectors.

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