Consumers' experiences of stigma
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...Consumers' Experiences of Stigma Introduction Pande (2009) cites that mental disorder is a common in the world today. Research indicates that thousands of people are affected by mental illness in Australia and the world at large. It affects everyone, the young, and the old, the rich and the poor. A study has shown that one person in every four people is likely to experience a mental health problem at one point or another in their life (Thompson and Thompson 1997, p.6). World statistics also show that one in every ten children, in the world, today suffer from mental health disorders. The same research also found out that at least 450 million people in the world suffer from...