One of the biggest stumbling blocks to provide
adequate services for
the patients is the stigma against schizophrenia. Among the general
public, there continues to be an attitude of fear, disgust & a
desire to avoid patient suffering from the disease. Even persons
profession continue to have
the prejudices & think it to be a °•hopeless incurable
In case of other disabilities-they can be perceived
by the people& thus receives adequate empathy, but people generally
cannot recognize the problems & challenges of persons with mental
illness & so their problems remain unnoticed. Facilities, grants
from government are also limited due to the same reason.
background proper utilization of computers as an aid to
awareness & psycho education; as a medium to earn money; as a
process to communicate with others & form Self Help group is needed.
With this framework in mind Computer training was started 8 years
back for the controlled group.