publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

Aiming for inclusion: a case study of motivations for involvement in mental health‐care governance by ethnic minority users

de Freitas, Cláudia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 27 May 2013
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: Portugal
Objective: To examine the motivations for involvement in mental health-care governance by socially disadvantaged ethnic minority users. Design and setting: A qualitative case study approach was employed to investigate the involvement of minority north-eastern users in mental health-care governance at CAPS Pedro Pellegrino in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Semi-structured interviews with minority Northeasterners (n = 12) and institutional stakeholders (n = 26) were complemented by participant observation of user assembly and user movement meetings. Findings: Minority Northeasterners express both individual and collective motivations for involvement in mental health-care...
free text keywords: Brazil, Ethnic minorities, Mental health care, Motivations, Social inclusion, User involvement, :Ciências Médicas::Ciências da Saúde [Domínio/Área Científica], Original Research Papers, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Corporate governance, Nursing, Ethnic group, Community participation, Social exclusion, Medicine, business.industry, business, Qualitative research, Social isolation, medicine.symptom, Organizational Case Studies
Funded by
FCT| UID/SOC/03126/2013
Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147300
  • Funding stream: 5876
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