Date Presented 3/30/2017
This quantitative cross-sectional study assessed occupational therapy (OT) student attitudes toward people with mental illness (MI). Attitudes improved overall during the 5-yr OT program; however, no significant differences were found for some attitude factors, such as blame. MI stigma must be addressed in OT training.
Primary Author and Speaker: Christine Linkie
Additional Authors and Speakers: Megan Theuerkauf, Dhanvi Amin, Lauren Dillon, Claudia Anukam, Jennifer Cobler