Stigma among health professionals towards patients with substance use disorders and its consequences for healthcare delivery: systematic review.

@article{Boekel2013StigmaAH,
  title={Stigma among health professionals towards patients with substance use disorders and its consequences for healthcare delivery: systematic review.},
  author={Leonieke C van Boekel and Evelien Pm Brouwers and Jaap van Weeghel and Henk F. L. Garretsen},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2013},
  volume={131 1-2},
  pages={23-35}
}
BACKGROUND Healthcare professionals are crucial in the identification and accessibility to treatment for people with substance use disorders. Our objective was to assess health professionals' attitudes towards patients with substance use disorders and examine the consequences of these attitudes on healthcare delivery for these patients in Western countries. METHODS Pubmed, PsycINFO and Embase were systematically searched for articles published between 2000 and 2011. Studies evaluating health… CONTINUE READING
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