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Suicide, mental, and physical health condition stigma in medical students

Cryer, Rachel; Calear, Alison; Batterham, Philip; Patel, Sunaina

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The current study aimed to compare the personal stigma of suicide with the personal stigma for other mental and physical health conditions. 116 Australian medical students(58% women), aged between 20 and 41 years (M¼25.02,SD¼3.80), completed an online survey. Suicide was more highly stigmatized than most of the other mental and physical health conditions in both attitudes toward suicide and willingness to disclose. The current study highlights the need for further medical student education in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-11-19
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186382
Source: Death Studies
DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2018.1539049
Access Rights: Open Access

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