ONE in five people say they would not work with someone suffering depression, a new survey shows.
The survey of more than 6000 Australians showed that men, the less-educated and migrants were more likely to attach stigma to depression.
The survey in the Journal BioMed Central was part of research by Kathy Griffiths and Helen Christensen of the Australian National University and Anthony Jorm of the University of Melbourne.
Professor Griffiths said the findings highlighted the need for targeted programs to reduce levels of stigma attached to depression.’
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