Women's orientation toward help-seeking for mental disorders.

@article{Fosu1995WomensOT,
  title={Women's orientation toward help-seeking for mental disorders.},
  author={G B Fosu},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={1029-40}
}
  • G B Fosu
  • Published 1995 in Social science & medicine
Based on a sample survey of 1000 women in Accra Ghana, this study addresses a number of individual, social and cultural factors that have been found in previous research on diverse populations to be important determinants of treatment-seeking behavior. Bivariate analysis is used to identify those factors that are significantly related to orientation toward help-seeking for mental disorders (use of biomedical vs traditional services), and multivariate analysis is utilized to determine the… CONTINUE READING