A review of the literature and media reports of patterns of mental health stigma in Slovenia until 2010

Maja Valic, Lee Knifton, Vesna Svab

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    Abstract

    As part of the Anti-Stigma Programme European Network sites were to conduct a literature review on stigma in their country. In Slovenia, besides the peer review publications and reports, we also included all media reports on stigma in the last five years to illustrate the impact of various professional and public initiatives to reduce stigma and discrimination against depression. The Slovenian report includes several areas of mental health stigma defined through peer reviewed literature and other professional publications.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)47-58
    Number of pages12
    JournalSlovenian Journal of Public Health
    Volume52
    Issue number1
    Early online date16 Jan 2013
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2013

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    Keywords

    • depression
    • Slovenia
    • stigma
    • suicide
    • mental health
    • media reports

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