The Stigma Receptivity Scale and its association with mental health service use among bereaved older adults.

@article{Bambauer2006TheSR,
  title={The Stigma Receptivity Scale and its association with mental health service use among bereaved older adults.},
  author={Kara Zivin Bambauer and Holly Gwen Prigerson},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={194 2},
  pages={139-41}
}
The purpose of this article was to determine whether the Stigma Receptivity Scale (SRS) predicts use of mental health services among community-dwelling bereaved older adults. We analyzed interviews of 135 people in Connecticut to evaluate whether three subscales and 12 SRS items were associated with access to any mental health service in the past 60 days using logistic regression analysis. Two SRS items predicted recent use of mental health services among bereaved individuals with and without… CONTINUE READING

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