Missourians Attitudes Toward Mental Illness Survey Report and Summary (2006)

Missourians Attitudes Toward Mental Illness Survey Report and Summary (2006) - Document

Principal Investigator: Sale, Elizabeth W.

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In 2006, the Missouri Department of Mental Health and Mental Health America funded a telephone survey for adult Missourians to gather information regarding their knowledge and attitudes toward mental illness. Vignettes of people with mental illness were read to survey respondents to explore their knowledge about that illness, desired social distance, perceived harm to self and others, and perceived decision-making abilities. A similar survey was conducted in 2013.

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