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A study of how people with mental illness perceive and interact with the police : Étude portant sur les perceptions des personnes atteintes de maladie mentale à l'égard de la police et sur leurs interactions avec elle

2011

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"[T]he present study focused on the lived experiences of Canadians with severe mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, other psychotic disorders, and bipolar disorder. Through employing a community-based, Participatory Action Research approach and guided by a procedural justice theoretical perspective, the present study sought to understand the perspectives and lived experiences of people with severe mental illness in relation to their involvement with the police"--P. 12.

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health education politics crime science and technology research attitude behavioural sciences law law enforcement medicine mental illness mentally ill persons police public opinion disease schizophrenia stigma perception focus group mental disorder health treatment police services for the mentally ill attention attitude (psychology) mental health problems mentally ill schizoaffective disorder perceive handcuffed diagnosis of schizophrenia police-community relations

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