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Personal and perceived depression stigma in Australian adolescents: Magnitude and predictors

Calear (previously Neil), Alison; Griffiths, Kathleen; Christensen, Helen

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Background: Depression stigma has been identified as a barrier to help-seeking in adolescents. This study aimed to examine and compare levels of personal and perceived depression stigma amongst Australian adolescents and to identify predictors of these constructs. Methods: A total of 1,375 adolescents aged 12 to 17 years (M = 14.34) completed the Depression Stigma Scale (DSS) and a number of other sociodemographic and symptom scale measurements as part of the pre-intervention questionnaire of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21333
Source: Journal of Affective Disorders
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.08.019

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