The development and psychometric properties of a new scale to measure mental illness related stigma by health care providers: The Opening Minds Scale for Health Care Providers (OMS-HC)

BMC Psychiatry, 06/15/2012

The Opening Minds Scale for Health Care Providers (OMS–HC) provides a good starting point for further validation as well as a tool that could be used in the evaluation of programs aimed at reducing mental illness related stigma by health care providers. The OMS–HC incorporates various dimensions of stigma with a modest amount of items that can be used with busy health care providers.

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