Descriptive epidemiology of stigma against depression in a general population sample in Alberta

@inproceedings{Cook2010DescriptiveEO,
  title={Descriptive epidemiology of stigma against depression in a general population sample in Alberta},
  author={Trevor M Cook and JianLi Wang},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Mental health illnesses, such as depression, are responsible for a growing disease burden worldwide. Unfortunately, effective treatment is often impeded by stigmatizing attitudes of other individuals, which have been found to lead to a number of negative consequences including reduced help-seeking behavior and increased social distance. Despite the high prevalence of depression in Canada, little research has been conducted to examine stigma against depression in the Canadian general… CONTINUE READING

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