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Article Analysis on Mental Illness Stigma

Select and summarize two journal articles on your topic (mental illness stigma) that present multivariate analysis, MANOVA, multiple regression. In your summary, include:

The independent and dependent variables.
The level of measurements of the variables.
The number of variables analyzed.
A summary of the research questions and findings.
Describe any significant findings and explain how they will help you formulate variables for your own project. Evaluate the appropriateness of each statistical analysis used.

Refer to the APA manual Chapter 5, Displaying Results, to ensure that you present the appropriate information for a research report. Use applicable APA-formatted literature citations to substantiate your discussion.

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I have outlined a response. Please review the articles to help decide if the tests were appropriate and what help it establishes for your own research.

Peters, H., & Brown, T. C. (2009). Mental illness at work: An assessment of co-worker reactions. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 26(1), 38-53.
The independent and dependent variables. The number of variables analyzed.
Independent variables: contact with people with mental illness (monthly, no contact, weekly, daily). Likelihood of fair treatment by employer (present organization of respondent), 7 level Likert (strongly agree, strongly disagree, agree, disagree, neutral). Fair treatment was defined as procedurally fair.
Dependent variables: self-disclosure (of mental illness at work), seeking assistance for mental illness, attitudes concerning appropriate forms of workplace accommodations for workers with mental illness, beliefs about hiring people with mental illness. These included job coach, organizational support, schedule changes, work disruptions. Others included, Contact with people with disabilities, stereotyping, resentment, discomfort.
Demographic variables included gender (2), age (6), mental health status (2), and occupation (8). These became the two overall categories of direct patient contact and limited patient contact.

The level of measurements of the variables.
Gender, mental health, and occupation were nominal. Age was ordinal. Rest were interval.

A summary of the research questions and findings.
Describe any significant findings Evaluate the appropriateness of each statistical analysis used.
The study was conducted in a Canadian healthcare organization with about 6700 workers. Of those 600 were selected to participate, 305 did participate returning surveys. The females were overwhelmingly represented among the survey participants at 81%. The 600 sample size was chosen randomly in the organization that has union representation. The sample included people who have direct contact ...

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This solution provides review of two articles on mental illness stigma for variables and analysis.

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