Stigma context for youth: Evidence from 16 Texas schools
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the need for mental illness stigma interventions Identify appropriate measures for assessing stigma reduction Describe ethnic and socioeconomic differences in knowledge attitudes and beliefs about mental illnesses
Keyword(s): Interventions, Mental Illness
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Link has been principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on the nature and consequences of stigma for people with mental illnesses (PWMI). His empirical work has traced the ways in which stigma affects the social functioning of PWMI in terms of work, social networks and feelings of social worth and public views about mental illness. Dr. Link has expertise in research on stigma and experience conducting large field-based evaluations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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