Stigma of Depression as a Barrier to Treatment

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Charles Bombardier, PhD, discusses stigma of depression as a barrier to treatment

Abstract: Presenter talks about what he believes is the biggest barrier for individuals with a brain injury (from their point of view) to getting treatment - stigma. People don't want to be labeled as depressed, so he describes how to avoid labeling them while talking about the recovery of depression symptoms. Run time: 39 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ATTITUDES TOWARD DISABILITIES, ATTITUDINAL BARRIERS, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BRAIN INJURIES, DEPRESSION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, SECONDARY CONDITIONS, SELF CONCEPT.

NARIC Accession Number: O19860.  What's this
Author(s): Bombardier, Chuck.
Project Number: H133A110004.
Publisher(s): Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20007; 202/403-6929.