Project

Stigma as a barrier to the effectiveness of mental health care?

Duration
01 October 2008 → 31 December 2011
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied sociology
    • Policy and administration
    • Social psychology
    • Social stratification
    • Social theory and sociological methods
    • Social work
    • Sociology of life course, family and health
    • Other sociology and anthropology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
Keywords
stigma mental health care mental health
 
Project description

This study investigates the extent to which the stigma of mental illness can be considered as a barrier for the effectiveness mental health care organizations in Flanders Furthermore, it explores the impact on the effectiveness of the mental health care system by linking stigma with (differential) service use, using international data.