Trani J-F, Bakhshi P, Kuhlberg J, et al. Mental illness, poverty and stigma in India: a case–control study. BMJ Open 2015;5: e006355.

This paper explains intertwined nature of Public stigma and multidimensional poverty linked to Sever Mental Illness. The paper shows that it is particular for low caste and women; it is a strong predictor of poverty. Exclusion from employment linked to negative attitudes and lack of income are the highest contributors to multidimensional poverty, increasing the burden for the family.  

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Trani J-F
Bakhshi P
Kuhlberg J
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Trani J-F, Bakhshi P, Kuhlberg J, et al. Mental illness, poverty and stigma in India: a case–control study. BMJ Open 2015;5: e006355.