B A Pescosolido

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The "backbone" of stigma: identifying the global core of public prejudice associated with mental illness
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:853-60. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The public stigma of mental illness: what do we think; what do we know; what can we prove?
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 54:1-21. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "A disease like any other"? A decade of change in public reactions to schizophrenia, depression, and alcohol dependence
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Indiana University, 1022 East Third St, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1321-30. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Under the influence of genetics: how transdisciplinarity leads us to rethink social pathways to illness
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7103, USA
    AJS 114:S171-201. 2008
  5. pmc Rethinking theoretical approaches to stigma: a Framework Integrating Normative Influences on Stigma (FINIS)
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7000, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:431-40. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Public knowledge and assessment of child mental health problems: findings from the National Stigma Study-Children
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Sociology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:339-49. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceived dangerousness of children with mental health problems and support for coerced treatment
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Ballantine Hall 744, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:619-25. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs about treatment and psychiatric medications for children with mental illness
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Ballantine Hall 744, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:613-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Culture, children, and mental health treatment: special section on the national stigma study-children
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:611-2. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Of pride and prejudice: the role of sociology and social networks in integrating the health sciences
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1022 E Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:189-208. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Stigma and Mental Illness in Cross-National Perspective
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Social Network & Media Effects on Mental Illness Stigma
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A Decade
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Stigma of Mental Illness in China: Extending the SGC-MHS
    Bernice A Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc The "backbone" of stigma: identifying the global core of public prejudice associated with mental illness
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:853-60. 2013
    ..We used the Stigma in Global Context-Mental Health Study to assess the core sentiments that represent consistent, salient public health intervention targets...
  2. doi request reprint The public stigma of mental illness: what do we think; what do we know; what can we prove?
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 54:1-21. 2013
    ..I report on the general population's attitudes, beliefs, and behavioral dispositions that targeted public stigma and implications for the next decade of research and intervention efforts...
  3. doi request reprint "A disease like any other"? A decade of change in public reactions to schizophrenia, depression, and alcohol dependence
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Indiana University, 1022 East Third St, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1321-30. 2010
    ..The authors examined the impact of this approach with a 10-year comparison of public endorsement of treatment and prejudice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Under the influence of genetics: how transdisciplinarity leads us to rethink social pathways to illness
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7103, USA
    AJS 114:S171-201. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Rethinking theoretical approaches to stigma: a Framework Integrating Normative Influences on Stigma (FINIS)
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7000, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:431-40. 2008
    ..We end by discussing the clear implications this framework holds for stigma reduction, even in the face of conflicting results...
  6. doi request reprint Public knowledge and assessment of child mental health problems: findings from the National Stigma Study-Children
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Sociology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:339-49. 2008
    ..Although lack of knowledge has been cited as an underlying reason, we aim to provide data on public recognition of, and beliefs about, problems and sources of help...
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceived dangerousness of children with mental health problems and support for coerced treatment
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Ballantine Hall 744, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:619-25. 2007
    ..This study examined the public's beliefs regarding the potential for harm to self and others and the public's willingness to invoke coercive or legal means to ensure treatment of children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs about treatment and psychiatric medications for children with mental illness
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Ballantine Hall 744, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:613-8. 2007
    ..Data on community responses to two treatment issues critical for children and adolescents with mental health problems are addressed: stigma associated with receiving mental health care and the willingness to use psychiatric medication...
  9. ncbi request reprint Culture, children, and mental health treatment: special section on the national stigma study-children
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:611-2. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Of pride and prejudice: the role of sociology and social networks in integrating the health sciences
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1022 E Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:189-208. 2006
    ..I trace developments in the Network-Episode Model as one theoretical starting point...
  11. ncbi request reprint "Stakeholder" attitudes over time toward the closing of a state hospital
    B A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 26:318-28. 1999
    ..These findings reinforce the importance of ascertaining different constituencies' positions and recognizing the slowly changing response of stakeholders even under massive and successful policy change...
  12. pmc The public's view of the competence, dangerousness, and need for legal coercion of persons with mental health problems
    B A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1339-45. 1999
    ..The authors examined Americans' opinions about financial and treatment competence of people with mental health problems, potential for harm to self or others, and the use of legal means to force treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint The view from two worlds: The convergence of social network reports between mental health clients and their ties
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 744 Ballantine Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1795-806. 2004
    ..In sum, while convergence is in a range considered acceptable in network studies, the substantive nature of discrepancies have interesting and important theoretical and clinical implications...
  14. ncbi request reprint The changing hopes, worries, and community supports of individuals moving from a closing long-term care facility
    B A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 26:276-88. 1999
    ..The trends highlight particular vulnerability at the one-year point, the necessity of viewing movement into the community as a nonlinear process, and the importance of marking outcomes periodically...
  15. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes toward the use of psychiatric medications for children
    Jane D McLeod
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall 744, 1020 E Kirkwood, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:53-67. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Drawing the line: the cultural cartography of utilization recommendations for mental health problems
    Sigrun Olafsdottir
    Department of Sociology, Boston University, 96 Cummington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 50:228-44. 2009
    ..e., counselors). These findings help to explain inconsistencies in previous utilization studies, and they suggest the critical importance of maintaining a dialogue between medical sociology and the sociology of culture...
  17. ncbi request reprint The construction of fear: Americans' preferences for social distance from children and adolescents with mental health problems
    Jack K Martin
    Karl F Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:50-67. 2007
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  18. pmc Public knowledge, beliefs, and treatment preferences concerning attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Jane D McLeod
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Ballantine Hall 744, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:626-31. 2007
    ..This study aimed to understand the level of public knowledge about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), treatment preferences for the disorder, and their sociodemographic correlates...
  19. ncbi request reprint American attitudes toward and willingness to use psychiatric medications
    Thomas W Croghan
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:166-74. 2003
    ..Although Americans perceive psychiatric medications to be effective, and this influences their willingness to take them, many still are not willing to take them...
  20. ncbi request reprint The profession of medicine and the public: examining Americans' changing confidence in physician authority from the beginning of the 'health care crisis' to the era of health care reform
    B A Pescosolido
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 744 Ballantine Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:1-16. 2001
    ..We end with four possible explanations of our findings, including and a general discussion of the role of the public in the professional status of physicians and its implications for social change in the institution of medicine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cultural authority and the sovereignty of American medicine: the role of networks, class, and community
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Indiana University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:735-56; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of public attributions, attitudes, and stigma in regard to depression among children and adults
    Brea L Perry
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, 1020 E Kirkwood Ave, Ballantine Hall 744, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:632-5. 2007
    ..This study compared public attributions and attitudes toward adult and child depression, with a focus on problem recognition, medical and social causes, help-seeking recommendations, perceptions of violence, and the use of coercion...
  23. doi request reprint A fresh look at recovery
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Psychiatr Serv 59:5. 2008

Research Grants12

  1. Stigma and Mental Illness in Cross-National Perspective
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This knowledge can provide the scientific base for public health and treatment system interventions to mitigate the devastating negative effects of stigma on the lives of persons with SMI. ..
  2. Social Network & Media Effects on Mental Illness Stigma
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This final stage creates a composite of negative and positive TV images of MI based on information collected in I, II and III to develop and carry out a pre- and post-test experimental design/analysis (N=120). ..
  3. Assessing Change in Mental Illness Stigma Over A Decade
    Bernice Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. Stigma of Mental Illness in China: Extending the SGC-MHS
    Bernice A Pescosolido; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....