Stigma towards people with mental disorders in Estonia: comparison of attitudes among community pharmacists, assistant pharmacists and pharmacy students
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: VOLMER, Daisy (Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia)
- Co-author(s): Pulatova, Asja (Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia)
Bell, J. Simon (Kuopio Research Centre of Geriatric Care, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
Background and objective: Sub-optimal attitudes toward people with mental illness are common among pharmacy students in Estonia (Volmer et al. 2008). Social distance is one measure of mental health stigma and sub-optimal attitudes. The objective of this study was to compare and contrast mental health stigma among pharmacists, assistant pharmacists.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.