Stigma and GPs' perceptions of dementia.

@article{Gove2016StigmaAG,
  title={Stigma and GPs' perceptions of dementia.},
  author={Dianne Gove and Murna G. Downs and Myrra Vernooij-Dassen and Neil Small},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          391-400
        }
}
OBJECTIVES General practitioners (GPs) are crucial to improving timely diagnosis, but little is reported about how they perceive dementia, and whether their perceptions display any elements of stigma. The aim of this study was to explore how GPs' perceptions of dementia map onto current conceptualizations of stigma and whether GPs feel that stigma affects timely diagnosis. METHODS Twenty-three GPs from England were interviewed by telephone. Data were analyzed by means of content analysis… CONTINUE READING

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