Mental Health and Citizenship in Malaysia

Authors: Ashencaen Crabtree, S. and Gabriel, C.

Journal: International Social Work

Volume: 43

Pages: 217-226

ISSN: 0020-8728

DOI: 10.1177/002087280004300207


The public perception in Malaysia of those with psychiatric dissabilities or mental illness is severely tainted with negative connotations. It would seem that in Malaysia, as elsewhere, suffers from mental illness are commonly linked with crime and deviance.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Sara Ashencaen Crabtree