publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Perceived and Personal Mental Health Stigma in Latino and African American College Students

Travis S. Crone; Anna Ajayi; Martha DeLeon; Stacie Craft DeFreitas;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2018 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 6 (eissn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
Mental health stigma occurs when people have negative thoughts and beliefs of those with mental health illnesses or mental health treatment. Mental health stigma is related to an assortment of negative outcomes including discrimination in housing and employment, reduced usage of mental health services, and poor mental health outcomes. These implications may be particularly salient for ethnic minorities such as African Americans and Latinos who already suffer from other types of discrimination. This study examines perceived and personal mental health stigma in African American and Latino college students from a non-traditional university to help elucidate factors...
Subjects
free text keywords: Public Health, Original Research, mental health stigma, ethnic minority, Latino, African Americans, college students, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, medicine, Psychological intervention, Mental illness, medicine.disease, Clinical psychology, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, MEDLINE, Mental health, Stigma (botany), Ethnic group, Psychology
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