Community attitudes and awareness of mental disorders: a key informant study in two Nicaraguan towns
1988 (English)In: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, ISSN 0001-690X, E-ISSN 1600-0447, Vol. 78, no 5, 561-566 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Attitudes towards mentally ill people were studied in two Nicaraguan towns through interviews with key informants. They were presented 8 case histories originally developed in a World Health Organization collaborative study. Alcoholism and depressive neurosis were considered the most common disorders, while the schizophrenic case was generally judged as the most severe. The methodology was found useful and valid.
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1988. Vol. 78, no 5, 561-566 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-36745PubMedID: 3232533OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-36745DiVA: diva2:356075