Stigma in response to mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and Japan
Kathleen M Griffiths, Yoshibumi Nakane, Helen Christensen, Kumiko Yoshioka, Anthony F Jorm, Hideyuki Nakane
BMC Psychiatry | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2006
This study is part of the Australia-Japan Partnership, which is an agreement between the governments of the two countries for joint projects in areas of health. We wish to thank the Australian Department of Health and Ageing and beyondblue: the national depression initiative for support of the Australian survey and Kelly Blewitt and Liana Leach for research assistance. The Japanese research team wishes to thank the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare for the Health and Labor Research Grants (Research on Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases and Mental Health) which allowed us to conduct the research.