Stigma and discrimination

Stigma against people who have experienced a mental illness is deeply entrenched in our culture. This report presents the nature of the problems associated with stigma and through its recommendations suggests positive strategies to genuinely impact on stigma in our society.

Page last updated: October 2002

This publication is the sixth bulletin prepared by the Low Prevalence Disorders Study Group as part of the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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Page last reviewed: 4 April 2008


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