Mental health stigma
Pai, Mallesh M.
Comparing self-reports to administrative records, we find that survey respondents are significantly more likely to under-report mental illnesses compared to other health conditions. This behavior is consistent with the existence of stigma of mental illnesses. We show that stigma can play a role in determining health-seeking behavior.
Mental health; Stigma; Misreporting
Citable link to this pagehttp://hdl.handle.net/1911/98810
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