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Stigma among people with dual diagnosis and implications for health services

Evans-Lacko, Sara ORCID: 0000-0003-4691-2630 and Thornicroft, Graham (2010) Stigma among people with dual diagnosis and implications for health services. Advances in Dual Diagnosis, 3 (1). pp. 4-7. ISSN 1757-0972

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Identification Number: 10.5042/add.2010.0187


Although we know that stigma is associated with having either a diagnosis of mental illness or a substance abuse disorder, evidence about whether stigma and discrimination are experienced differently, or at higher levels, for people with co‐occurring mental illness and substance abuse is unclear. Given the high prevalence of co‐occurring disorders and the high levels of need among people with co‐occurring disorders, understanding the varying levels of stigma and barriers to care encountered by this group is important for healthcare practitioners.

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Additional Information: © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Divisions: Personal Social Services Research Unit
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2015 09:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 01:11

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