Depression self-stigma: a new measure and preliminary findings.

Abstract

It is widely recognized that stigmatization of mental disorders leads stigmatized individuals to avoid treatment altogether or discontinue treatment prematurely. Literature suggests that the impact of stigma may differ by diagnosis; however, previous attempts to measure self-stigma have not been disorder specific. This study sought to develop the Depression… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e318183f8af

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@article{Kanter2008DepressionSA, title={Depression self-stigma: a new measure and preliminary findings.}, author={Jonathan W. Kanter and Laura C. Rusch and Michael J Brondino}, journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease}, year={2008}, volume={196 9}, pages={663-70} }