Mental health workers' attitudes toward mental illness in Fiji

Kim FOSTER, Kim Usher, John Baker, Sainimere Gadal, Samsun Ali

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Abstract

To survey mental health workers' attitudes toward mental illness in Fiji as a means of understanding the attitudes of these staff. Design: A questionnaire survey using a previously validated scale: Attitudes Toward Acute Mental Health Scale (ATAMHS 33), was modified and distributed to registered nurses and mental health workers at a major mental health care setting in Fiji.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-79
Number of pages8
JournalAustralian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Volume25
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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FOSTER, K., Usher, K., Baker, J., Gadal, S., & Ali, S. (2008). Mental health workers' attitudes toward mental illness in Fiji. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 25(3), 72-79.