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Children's Stigmatization of Childhood Depression and ADHD: Magnitude and Demographic Variation in a National Sample
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2008)
  • Janet S. Walker, Portland State University
  • Daniel Coleman
  • Junghee Lee
  • Peter N. Squire
  • Barbara J. Friesen
Abstract
To estimate the magnitude of stigmatizing attitudes toward peers with depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a national sample of children ages 8 to 18 and to examine variation in level of stigma by school location, region of the United States, grade level, race/ethnicity, or sex.
Keywords
  • Social work research,
  • Children's mental health services,
  • ADHD -- research
Disciplines
Publication Date
August, 2008
Publisher Statement
Copyright (2008) Elsevier
Citation Information
Janet S. Walker, Daniel Coleman, Junghee Lee, Peter N. Squire, et al.. "Children's Stigmatization of Childhood Depression and ADHD: Magnitude and Demographic Variation in a National Sample" Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol. 47 Iss. 8 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/janet_walker1/121/