Adolescents׳ perceptions of peers with depression: An attributional analysis

  title={Adolescents׳ perceptions of peers with depression: An attributional analysis},
  author={Louise Dolphin and Eilis Hennessy},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},

Labelling effects and adolescent responses to peers with depression: an experimental investigation

This study employs a novel experimental design to examine the impact of the depression label and continuum information on adolescents’ responses to peers with depression and has implications for the design of interventions to combat depression stigma with adolescents.

Social Anxiety Disorder: Associations with Peer-Liking, Discrimination, and Prejudicial Feelings in Early Adolescent Girls

Social anxiety can have an adverse effect on social connections, educational achievement, and wellbeing. However, the extent to which students stigmatize their peers with social anxiety disorder

Is disclosing an autism spectrum disorder in school associated with reduced stigmatization?

It is suggested that disclosing autism to other pupils may be of limited use in reducing stigmatization by peers in UK schools.

Effects of Perceived Stigma from College Friends on Students Utilizing Mental Health Services

Through this research school officials can try increasing the number of people being educated on mental illnesses and the incidence of mental health stigma could be reduced and thenumber of people using mental health services may increase.

Blow away the blues: The development and prevention of depressive symptoms and negative cognitions in young adolescents

Research has indicated that depression prevention programs attenuate the development of symptoms of depression in adolescents. In the present study, the effectiveness of the Dutch depression

The Effects of Specific Mental Illness Stigma Beliefs on Treatment Seeking Attitudes

THE EFFECTS OF SPECIFIC MENTAL ILLNESS STIGMA BELIEFS ON TREATMENT SEEKING ATTITUDES Henry A. Boeh, M.S. Marquette University, 2015 Despite significant gains in the research base and effectiveness of

Conceptualizing Adolescent Mental Illness Stigma: Youth Stigma Development and Stigma Reduction Programs

The majority of mental illnesses develop during the teenage years, and such mental health conditions can significantly derail psychosocial development. However, many adolescents are reluctant to

Children and young people's conceptualizations of depression: a systematic review and narrative meta‐synthesis

There are developmental trends and gender differences in young people's conceptualization of depression, while experience with depression is associated with a broader conceptualization, adopting the model of illness representations.

The stigma of mental illness in children and adolescents: A systematic review



Explicit and implicit stigma towards peers with mental health problems in childhood and adolescence.

The findings demonstrate that adolescent males demonstrated significantly stronger negative implicit evaluations of depression compared with younger males and adolescent females, and the importance of using both explicit and implicit measures of stigma.

Factors associated with acceptance of peers with mental health problems in childhood and adolescence.

The findings of the study suggest that the relationships between socio-demographic and attributional variables and acceptance of peers with mental health problems depend on the type of mental health problem under consideration.

Stigma as related to mental disorders.

This review concludes with a brief review of multilevel efforts to overcome mental illness stigma, spanning policy and legislation, alterations in media depictions, changed attitudes and practices among mental health professionals, contact and empathy enhancement, and family and individual treatment.

An attribution model of public discrimination towards persons with mental illness.

The results from this study suggest that familiarity with mental illness reduces discriminatory responses, and the effects of perceptions of dangerousness on helping and rejecting responses are unmediated by responsibility beliefs.

An attributional analysis of reactions to stigmas.

This work examined the perceived controllability and stability of the causes of 10 stigmas and ascertained the affective reactions of pity and anger, helping judgments, and the efficacy of five intervention techniques guided by attribution theory.

Interpersonal relationships and emotional distress in adolescence.

Adolescent Peer Relations, Friendships, and Romantic Relationships: Do They Predict Social Anxiety and Depression?

  • A. La GrecaH. Harrison
  • Psychology
    Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53
  • 2005
It is found that multiple aspects of adolescents' social relations uniquely contribute to feelings of internal distress, including peer crowd affiliation, peer victimization, and qualities of best friendships and romantic relationships.

Risk, Compensatory, Vulnerability, and Protective Factors Influencing Mental Health in Adolescence

The aim of the study was to elucidate the relative contribution to and function of general risk factors for mental disorders as well as compensatory, vulnerability, and protective factors in a

Of Fear and Loathing: The Role of 'Disturbing Behavior,' Labels, and Causal Attributions in Shaping Public Attitudes toward People with Mental Illness

Our paper couples previous research on attitudes toward people with mental illness and more general sociological research on attitudes toward "out-groups " to examine the role offive factors that