Journal article

Experiences of stigma and discrimination of people with schizophrenia in India

Mirja Koschorke, R Padmavati, Shuba Kumar, Alex Cohen, Helen A Weiss, Sudipto Chatterjee, Jesina Pereira, Smita Naik, Sujit John, Hamid Dabholkar, Madhumitha Balaji, Animish Chavan, Mathew Varghese, R Thara, Graham Thornicroft, Vikram Patel

Social Science & Medicine | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2014


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Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the valuable contributions made by all members of the COPSI research and intervention teams. We greatly appreciate the support provided by the collaborating psychiatrists Rajendra Hegde, MD, Pundalik R. Pai Kakode, MD, Melvin Chagas Silva, MD, Assistant Professor,Peter Caste lino, MD, Prasanna Dabholkar, MD, Animish Chavan, MD, Rajshree Deshpande, MD and Ramesh Kumar, MD. The COPSI trial was supported by a Wellcome Trust project grant, and the nested study on stigma by a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellowship awarded to Mirja Koschorke (grant number 087020/Z/08/Z). Vikram Patel is supported by a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship (grant number 091834/Z/10/Z). Graham Thornicroft is supported by the National Institute for Health Research, and is a visiting professor at the University of KwaZulu Natal. Helen A Weiss is supported by the UK Medical Research Council.