Perceptions of stigma and barriers to care among UK military personnel deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq.

@article{Osrio2013PerceptionsOS,
  title={Perceptions of stigma and barriers to care among UK military personnel deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq.},
  author={Carlos Os{\'o}rio and Norman Jones and Mohammed Fertout and Neil Greenberg},
  journal={Anxiety, stress, and coping},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          539-57
        }
}
  • Carlos Osório, Norman Jones, +1 author Neil Greenberg
  • Published in Anxiety, stress, and coping 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perceived stigma and organizational barriers to care (stigma/BTC) can influence the decision to seek help for military personnel when they are suffering from mental health problems. We examined the relationship between stigmatizing beliefs, perceived BTC, and probable post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 23,101 UK military personnel deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq both during and after deployment; and in a smaller group some six months later. Overall, our results suggest that stigma/BTC… CONTINUE READING

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