Patterns of social distance towards people suffering from schizophrenia in Austria: a comparison between the general public, relatives and mental health staff.
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Relatives of schizophrenia patients, professional staff and the general public differ with regard to attitudes and social distance towards schizophrenia patients. The general population has a more pessimistic view concerning all aspects of schizophrenia than relatives and staff members. Social distance was most prominently influenced by perceived dangerousness.