Explaining Intentions to Seek Help for Depressive Symptoms in the Context of Responsibility Message Framing.

@article{Lueck2018ExplainingIT,
  title={Explaining Intentions to Seek Help for Depressive Symptoms in the Context of Responsibility Message Framing.},
  author={Jennifer A Lueck and Marco C Yzer},
  journal={Health communication},
  year={2018},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={
          946-953
        }
}
U.S. college students are disproportionally affected by depression but typically do not seek help. To advance understanding of the role of health messages in shaping college students' help-seeking intentions, we used a reasoned action approach to experimentally investigate help-seeking intentions for depressive symptoms. Due to negative interpretation biases among those who suffer from depression, scholars have previously warned against attempts to decrease feelings of responsibility for one's… CONTINUE READING
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