Personal and hospitalization variables and mental patients" attitudes toward mental hospitals.
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Personal and hospitalization variables and mental patients" attitudes toward mental hospitals.

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Other titlesAttitudes toward mental hospitals.
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Paginationv, 49 l.
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL16799816M

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This study aimed to assess the attitudes of professionals towards patients with mental illnesses in the only psychiatric hospital in Palestine. A survey was undertaken using the Attitudes Toward Acute Mental Health Scale (ATAMHS 33). The scale was distributed to a variety of professionals at the only psychiatric hospital in by: National mental health charity: information, services & a strong voice for everyone affected by mental illness - challenging attitudes and changing lives. Our physicians had positive attitudes toward mental illness (CAMI scores (SD ) to (SD ) on a 5-point Likert scale) but they had higher levels of stigmatizing attitudes than other.   A large body of research has documented public attitudes toward people with mental illness. The current attitudes of the people who provide services to those with psychiatric disorders are important to understand, as well. The authors review what studies over the past 5 years reveal about the attitudes of psychiatric professionals.

Drake, R. & Wallach, M. () Mental patients' attitudes toward hospitalisation: a neglected aspect of hospital tenure. American Journal of Psychiatry, , 29 – Drake, R. & Sederer, L. () Inpatient psychosocial treatment of chronic schizophrenia: negative effects and current guidelines. Historically, the study of public attitudes toward mental illness and persons with mental illness has mostly been the domain of mental health professionals—namely psychiatrists, psychologists. Students' attitudes towards mental illness were significantly influenced by gender, age, a previous visit to a mental hospital and knowing a family member or friend with a mental illness. Novels that are set, or partially set, in a mental hospital or a psychiatric ward in a regular hospital. FICTION BOOKS ONLY. etc. I've got depression/mild bipolar and have been in mental hospitals a few times. In novels, even contemporary ones, characters stay for weeks or months, when in fact they usually kick you out after less than a.

  Conceivably, the attitudes of mental health staff towards hospitalization and treatment of BPD patients may affect the way they deal with them and may escalate a vicious cycle of miscommunication and cause a revolving door of hospitalizations [9,10] and high dropout rates. Our objective was to perform a comparative mapping of the attitudes of. Psychiatrists’ attitudes toward the procedure of involuntary admission to mental hospitals in China Yang Shao, M.D., Ph.D., Bin Xie, M.D., and Zhiguo Wu, M.D. Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, South Wan Ping Road, Shanghai , P. R. China, Tel: 86   Background: The beliefs, attitudes and behaviors of the society toward mentally ill patients may prevent these people from seeking help and accessing a successful treatment. Objectives: The current study aimed to investigate mental illness among Turkish females residing in rural areas and their attitudes toward mental illness. Patients and Methods: The current study was inferential cross. Knowledge, attitude and behaviors towards patients with mental illness: Results from a national Lebanese study Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 14(9) August with Reads.