Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness

By N. Sartorius and H. Schulze (2005)
Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

This book describes the WPA Institutional Global Programme against Stigma and Discrimination because of Schizophrenia and its achievements. The introductory chapter presents the model that was used in the development of national programmes and the final chapter gives a summary of the lessons learned aout the development of programmes against stigma in different socio-cultural settings. A chapter is devoted to the description of each of the 18 country programmes + one partnership programme (The Americas: Canada, Brazil, Chile, United States; Europe: Austria, Germany, Italy, Greece, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom: Eastern Mediterranean: Egypt, Morocco; South-East Asia: India; Western Pacific: Japan. Partnership programme: Australia.

Numerous useful appendices and references further help the reader to become acquainted with the programme and its development

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