Perceived stigma as a predictor of treatment discontinuation in young and older outpatients with depression Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Patient Dropouts
  • Stereotyping

abstract

  • Patients' perceptions of stigma at the start of treatment influence their subsequent treatment behavior. Stigma is an appropriate target for intervention aimed at improving treatment adherence and outcomes.

publication date

  • March 21, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/appi.ajp.158.3.479

PubMed ID

  • 11229992

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 479

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 158

number

  • 3