@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/5487,
	  title     = {Mental Illness Stigma and Causal Beliefs: Among Potential Mental Health Professionals},
	  author    = {Josephine S. Larkings and  Patricia M. Brown},
	  country	= {},
	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {Mental health professionals views about mental illness
is an important issue which has not received enough attention. The
negative stigma associated with mental illness can have many
negative consequences. Unfortunately, health professionals working
with the mentally ill can also exhibit stigma. It has been suggested
that causal explanations or beliefs around the causes of mental illness
may influence stigma. This study aims to gain a greater insight into
stigma through examining stigma among potential mental health
professionals. Firstly, results found that potential mental health
professionals had relatively low social distance t(205) = -3.62, p
	    journal   = {International Journal of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences},
	  volume    = {6},
	  number    = {6},
	  year      = {2012},
	  pages     = {1383 - 1389},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/5487},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/66},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 66, 2012},