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Date of Award

1997

Document Type

Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Department

Psychology

Abstract

This study used a posttest only control group design to measure the attitudes of people who experience a major mental disability towards others with a mental illness. Each group watched a video: the experimental group a video on mental illness and the control group a video on anger management. Each group discussed the video and their own experiences. The hypothesis was that knowledge on the part of the participants of the life circumstances of others with a mental disability would increase acceptance of people with a mental disability. The results were not significant at $p=.5$. Differences at a 1-month follow-up were also not significant at $p=.066$.

Pages

116

ISBN

9780591456769 , 0591456761

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