Adolescents׳ perceptions of peers with depression: An attributional analysis

@article{Dolphin2014AdolescentsPO,
  title={Adolescents׳ perceptions of peers with depression: An attributional analysis},
  author={L. Dolphin and E. Hennessy},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={218},
  pages={295-302}
}
Understanding adolescents׳ perceptions of peers with depression is vital in order to tackle peer exclusion and lessen stigmatization. To examine adolescents׳ perceptions of a hypothetical peer with depression, we test an attributional model: that stigma towards persons with mental disorders is influenced by attributions about the causes of their disorders and inferences of personal responsibility. Participants were 401 adolescents from 4th year/10th grade with an age range of 14.75-17.08 years… Expand
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