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Title: Coping with public labeling of clients with mental illness in Hong Kong : a report of personal experiences
Authors: Yip, KS 
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: ADG Ltd
Source: International journal of psychosocial rehabilitation, 2005, v. 9, no. 2, p. 1-21 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of psychosocial rehabilitation 
Abstract: This paper reported a phenomenological study of public attitude towards persons with mental illness. In-depth interviews were done to eight persons with mental illness and their family members in Hong Kong. Their personal experiences in daily interaction with members of communities were explored. Their perceptions of stigma and label of mental illness; their experiences in being labeled and stigmatized as well the consequences and their coping with this labeling was explored.
EISSN: 1475-7192
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