Date Presented 3/31/2017
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.
Primary Author and Speaker: Susan Burwash
Additional Authors and Speakers: Diane Norell
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