Tackling stigma: Learning from lived experience to be part of the solution.

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TitleTackling stigma: Learning from lived experience to be part of the solution.
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsBurwash S, Norell D
Abbrev. JournalAm J Occup Ther
JournalThe American journal of occupational therapy
Year of Publication2017
Volume71
Issue4_Supplement_1
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsStigma
Abstract

Stigma affects people with mental illness, limiting access to services and contributing to poor health and well-being. It influences practitioner choices. Occupational therapy practitioners should be part of the solution to stigma. This research suggests that a contact-based intervention could change student attitudes.

DOI10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3132

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