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Title The image of madness : the public facing mental illness and psychiatric treatment / editors, Jose Guimon, Werner Fischer, Norman Sartorius
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, 1999


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Description xiv, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Social Representations of Mental Illness. Attitudes toward Mental Illness among the General Public and Professionals, Social Representations and Change / D. Eker and B. Oner. Mental Illness as Metaphor / A. Finzen and U. Hoffmann-Richter. Social Representations of Mental Illness among the Public / M. C. Angermeyer and H. Matschinger. The Image of Mental Illness in Switzerland / H. Brandli. Public Attitudes towards Deviant Situations in Daily Life: Intervention Proposed / D. Goerg, W. Fischer and E. Zbinden / [et al.]. The General Public's Cognitive and Emotional Perception of Mental Illnesses: An Alternative to Attitude-Research / A. Hillert, J. Sandmann and S. Ehmig / [et al.]. 'Cooperating', 'Fighting against' or 'Letting Go' in the Therapeutic Context: Social Logic of Parents with Psychologically Disturbed Children / M.-N. Schurmans and N. Duruz. Differentiating between the Professions of Psychologists and Psychiatrists: A Field Study in Vizcaya / L. Ylla and M. S. Hidalgo -- Changing Attitudes towards Mental Illness and Destigmatization. One of the Last Obstacles to Better Mental Health Care: The Stigma of Mental Illness / N. Sartorius. Public Education for Community Care: A New Approach / G. Wolff, S. Pathare and T. Craig / [et al.]. Combatting the Alienation Experienced by People with Mental Illness / R. Warner. Group Therapy and Attitudinal Changes to Mental Illness in Medical Students / L. Ylla and A. Gonzalez-Pinto. Stigmatization and Destigmatization: The Point of View of Psychiatric Patients and Their Families / M. Pont -- Attitudes towards Psychiatric Treatment and Compliance. Use and Misuse of Pharmacological Substances: The Question of Noncompliance / J. Guimon, W. Fischer and D. Goerg / [et al.]. The Public's Attitude towards Drug Treatment of Schizophrenia / M. C. Angermeyer and H. Matschinger. Determining Factors and the Effects of Attitudes towards Psychotropic Medication / W. Fischer, D. Goerg and E. Zbinden / [et al.]. Attitudes towards Psychotropic Medication among Medical Students / A. Hillert. Measuring Attitudes toward Psychiatric Medication among Persons with Serious Mental Illness / J. Draine. Psychoeducational Groups in Schizophrenic Patients / I. Eguiluz, M. A. Gonzalez Torres and J. Guimon. Neuroleptics: The Point of View of Consumers and Their Families / A. Spagnoli. The Role of Communication and Physician-Patient Collaboration: Enhancing Adherence with Psychiatric Medication / M. R. DiMatteo. Rethinking the Problem of Noncompliance in Chronic Mental Illness / S. E. Thorne
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Mental illness -- Public opinion.
Mental illness -- Chemotherapy -- Public opinion.
Mental Disorders -- psychology.
Attitude to Health.
Public Opinion.
Author Sartorius, N.
Guimón, J.
Fischer, Werner.
LC no. 99040704
ISBN 3805568460 hardcover : cover alkaline paper