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Reliability and Validity of the Japanese Version of the Barriers to Access to Care Evaluation Scale Version 3 for People With Mental Disorders: an Online Survey Study.
Hongo M, Oshima F, Nishinaka H, Seto M, Ohtani T, Shimizu E. Hongo M, et al. Front Psychol. 2021 Oct 28;12:760184. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.760184. eCollection 2021. Front Psychol. 2021. PMID: 34777164 Free PMC article.
An online survey with 268 participants, 20 years old and over, who had received care from mental health services in the past 12 months was conducted. ...Thus, the BACE v3 has acceptable consistency, reliability and validity for the assessment of bar
An online survey with 268 participants, 20 years old and over, who had received care from mental health services
The needs and experiences of mothers while in prison and post-release: a rapid review and thematic synthesis.
Breuer E, Remond M, Lighton S, Passalaqua J, Galouzis J, Stewart KA, Sullivan E. Breuer E, et al. Health Justice. 2021 Nov 12;9(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s40352-021-00153-7. Health Justice. 2021. PMID: 34773158 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Women in prison are a vulnerable group, often with a history of abuse, out-of-home care, mental health problems and unemployment. Many are mothers when they become involved in the criminal justice system and their gender and parenting related need …
BACKGROUND: Women in prison are a vulnerable group, often with a history of abuse, out-of-home care, mental health prob …
Barriers and facilitators to accessing cancer care for people with significant mental health difficulties: A qualitative review and narrative synthesis.
Leahy D, Donnelly A, Irwin K, D'Alton P. Leahy D, et al. Psychooncology. 2021 Nov 8. doi: 10.1002/pon.5848. Online ahead of print. Psychooncology. 2021. PMID: 34747534 Review.
RESULTS: We identified the same six studies from both searches, with 133 individuals with SMHD and experiences of cancer care and 102 healthcare professionals. Key barriers to cancer care were related to patients' uncontrolled psychiatric symptoms and the adv …
RESULTS: We identified the same six studies from both searches, with 133 individuals with SMHD and experiences of cancer care and 102 …
An integrated youth mental health service in a densely populated metropolitan area in Japan: Clinical case management bridges the gap between mental health and illness services.
Uchino T, Kotsuji Y, Kitano T, Shiozawa T, Iida S, Aoki A, Iwai M, Shirahata M, Seki A, Mizuno M, Tanaka K, Nemoto T. Uchino T, et al. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2021 Nov 7. doi: 10.1111/eip.13229. Online ahead of print. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 34743415
AIMS: A global movement, including in Asia, is seeking to establish integrated youth mental health services that provide early intervention in the continuum from mental health to mental illness. ...CONCLUSION: Even in metropolitan areas w …
AIMS: A global movement, including in Asia, is seeking to establish integrated youth mental health services that provid …
An eHealth Intervention for Promoting COVID-19 Knowledge and Protective Behaviors and Reducing Pandemic Distress among Sexual and Gender Minorities: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial (#SafeHandsSafeHearts).
Newman PA, Chakrapani V, Williams C, Massaquoi N, Tepjan S, Roungprakhon S, Akkakanjanasupar P, Logie C, Rawat S. Newman PA, et al. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Oct 25. doi: 10.2196/34381. Online ahead of print. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021. PMID: 34726610 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Existing data on COVID-19 disparities among vulnerable populations portend excess risk for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and other persons outside of heteronormative and cisgender identities (i.e., LGBT+). Owing to adverse social determinants of …
BACKGROUND: Existing data on COVID-19 disparities among vulnerable populations portend excess risk for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ( …
Organizational Readiness for Implementing an Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention for Depression Across Community Mental Health Services in Albania and Kosovo: Directed Qualitative Content Analysis.
Doukani A, Cerga Pashoja A, Fanaj N, Qirjako G, Meksi A, Mustafa S, Vis C, Hug J. Doukani A, et al. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Nov 1;5(11):e29280. doi: 10.2196/29280. JMIR Form Res. 2021. PMID: 34723822 Free article.
BACKGROUND: The use of digital mental health programs such as internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) holds promise in increasing the quality and access of mental health services. ...CONCLUSIONS: In summary, participants percei …
BACKGROUND: The use of digital mental health programs such as internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) holds promise …
Intersecting systemic and personal barriers to accessing social services: qualitative interviews in northern California.
Placzek H, Cruz S, Chapdelaine M, Carl M, Levin S, Hsu C. Placzek H, et al. BMC Public Health. 2021 Oct 24;21(1):1933. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-11981-5. BMC Public Health. 2021. PMID: 34689735 Free PMC article.
CONCLUSIONS: Respondents describe intersecting systemic and personal barriers that compound patients' challenges to getting their social needs met; this includes both a picture of the inequitable distribution of and access to social services and …
CONCLUSIONS: Respondents describe intersecting systemic and personal barriers that compound patients' challenges to getting their …
How Do You Do Talk Therapy With Someone Who Can't Talk? Perspectives From Mental Health Providers on Delivering Services to Individuals With Aphasia.
Strong KA, Randolph J. Strong KA, et al. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2021 Nov 4;30(6):2681-2692. doi: 10.1044/2021_AJSLP-21-00040. Epub 2021 Oct 21. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2021. PMID: 34674537
Results Three main themes among mental health care providers' experiences providing services to people with aphasia were identified: barriers, interprofessional collaboration, and therapy looks different. Subthemes associated with barriers
Results Three main themes among mental health care providers' experiences providing services to people with apha …
Providers as Stakeholders in Addressing Implementation Barriers to Youth Mental Healthcare.
Goodcase ET, Brewe AM, White SW, Jones S. Goodcase ET, et al. Community Ment Health J. 2021 Oct 20:1-15. doi: 10.1007/s10597-021-00905-7. Online ahead of print. Community Ment Health J. 2021. PMID: 34669091 Free PMC article.
It is therefore important to understand the perspectives of this stakeholder group, to determine how to improve access to high-quality care. A series of three focus groups with community mental health providers and three school counselors and social
It is therefore important to understand the perspectives of this stakeholder group, to determine how to improve access to high-qualit …
Supported online cognitive behavioural therapy for bulimia nervosa: a study protocol of a randomised controlled trial.
Barakat S, Touyz S, Maloney D, Russell J, Hay P, Cunich M, Lymer S, Kim M, Madden S, Miskovic-Wheatley J, Maguire S. Barakat S, et al. J Eat Disord. 2021 Oct 14;9:126. doi: 10.1186/s40337-021-00482-w. eCollection 2021. J Eat Disord. 2021. PMID: 34649625 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Despite the availability of effective treatments for bulimia nervosa (BN), a number of barriers to accessibility exist. Examples include access to trained clinicians, the expense of treatment, geographical limitations, and personal limitations suc …
BACKGROUND: Despite the availability of effective treatments for bulimia nervosa (BN), a number of barriers to accessibility e …
Supported online cognitive behavioural therapy for bulimia nervosa: a study protocol of a randomised controlled trial.
Barakat S, Touyz S, Maloney D, Russell J, Hay P, Cunich M, Lymer S, Kim M, Madden S, Miskovic-Wheatley J, Maguire S. Barakat S, et al. J Eat Disord. 2021 Oct 14;9:126. doi: 10.1186/s40337-021-00482-w. eCollection 2021. J Eat Disord. 2021. PMID: 34664017 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Despite the availability of effective treatments for bulimia nervosa (BN), a number of barriers to accessibility exist. Examples include access to trained clinicians, the expense of treatment, geographical limitations, and personal limitations suc …
BACKGROUND: Despite the availability of effective treatments for bulimia nervosa (BN), a number of barriers to accessibility e …
Text Messaging Versus Email Messaging to Support Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: Protocol for a Randomized Hybrid Type II Effectiveness-Implementation Trial.
Adu MK, Shalaby R, Eboreime E, Sapara A, Nkire N, Chawla R, Chima C, Achor M, Osiogo F, Chue P, Greenshaw AJ, Agyapong VI. Adu MK, et al. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Oct 13;10(10):e29495. doi: 10.2196/29495. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021. PMID: 34643541 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Major depressive disorder (MDD) accounts for 40.5% of disability-adjusted life years caused by mental and substance use disorders. Barriers such as stigma and financial and physical access to care have been reported, highlighting the …
BACKGROUND: Major depressive disorder (MDD) accounts for 40.5% of disability-adjusted life years caused by mental and substance use d …
Barriers and opportunities for refugee mental health services: clinician recommendations from Jordan.
Al-Soleiti M, Abu Adi M, Nashwan A, Rafla-Yuan E. Al-Soleiti M, et al. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2021 Sep 28;8:e38. doi: 10.1017/gmh.2021.36. eCollection 2021. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2021. PMID: 34631114 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Interviewees described barriers to care inherent in many refugee settings, including financial limitations, shortages of mental health professionals, disparate geographic accessibility, stigma, and limited or absent screening pro …
RESULTS: Interviewees described barriers to care inherent in many refugee settings, including financial limitations, shortages …
Barriers and facilitators to providing CBT for people living with dementia: Perceptions of psychological therapists.
Baker S, Brede J, Cooper R, Charlesworth G, Stott J. Baker S, et al. Clin Psychol Psychother. 2021 Oct 9. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2674. Online ahead of print. Clin Psychol Psychother. 2021. PMID: 34626445
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a recommended treatment for adults, commonly provided through primary care psychological therapies services. This study explored the facilitators and barriers to providing CBT interventions for people living with dementi …
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a recommended treatment for adults, commonly provided through primary care psychological thera …
A qualitative study on the implementation of a holistic care package for control and management of lymphoedema: experience from a pilot intervention in northern Ethiopia.
Ali O, Kinfe M, Semrau M, Tora A, Tesfaye A, Mengiste A, Davey G, Fekadu A. Ali O, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Oct 8;21(1):1065. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-07088-7. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021. PMID: 34625080 Free PMC article.
These diseases are associated with physical disability due to lymphoedema as well as poor mental health and psychosocial outcomes. Integration of care across these NTDs at primary health care level, which includes mental health and …
These diseases are associated with physical disability due to lymphoedema as well as poor mental health and psychosocial outco …
Stigma and Human Rights: Transgender Discrimination and Its Influence on Patient Health.
Kelley J. Kelley J. Prof Case Manag. 2021 Nov-Dec 01;26(6):298-303. doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000506. Prof Case Manag. 2021. PMID: 34609343
Enlisting support of professional case managers to connect transgender patients to services to meet their physical and behavioral health needs could increase health care utilization and decrease disparities. ...Future research should foster collaborati …
Enlisting support of professional case managers to connect transgender patients to services to meet their physical and behavioral …
Screening for Alcohol Use in Pregnancy: a Review of Current Practices and Perspectives.
Dozet D, Burd L, Popova S. Dozet D, et al. Int J Ment Health Addict. 2021 Sep 22:1-20. doi: 10.1007/s11469-021-00655-3. Online ahead of print. Int J Ment Health Addict. 2021. PMID: 34580577 Free PMC article.
It also discusses barriers for alcohol use screening in pregnancy, such as practitioner constraints, unplanned pregnancies, delayed access to prenatal care, and stigma associated with substance use in pregnancy, providing recommendations to address the …
It also discusses barriers for alcohol use screening in pregnancy, such as practitioner constraints, unplanned pregnancies, delayed …
An exploration of youth and parents' experiences of child mental health service access.
Zifkin C, Montreuil M, Beauséjour MÈ, Picard S, Gendron-Cloutier L, Carnevale FA. Zifkin C, et al. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2021 Oct;35(5):549-555. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2021.06.006. Epub 2021 Jun 21. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2021. PMID: 34561072
Youth experience an increased prevalence of mental health issues, while access to timely and quality services remains problematic. This study examined the experiences of adolescents and their parents surrounding mental health care
Youth experience an increased prevalence of mental health issues, while access to timely and quality services re …
Access to mental health for Black youths in Alberta.
Salami B, Denga B, Taylor R, Ajayi N, Jackson M, Asefaw M, Salma J. Salami B, et al. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2021 Sep;41(9):245-253. doi: 10.24095/hpcdp.41.9.01. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2021. PMID: 34549916 Free PMC article.
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to examine the barriers that influence access to and use of mental health services by Black youths in Alberta. ...Black youths face barriers accessing mental health services
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to examine the barriers that influence access to and use of mental hea
Perceived barriers to care for migrant children and young people with mental health problems and/or neurodevelopmental differences in high-income countries: a meta-ethnography.
Place V, Nabb B, Gubi E, Assel K, Åhlén J, Hagström A, Bäärnhielm S, Dalman C, Hollander AC. Place V, et al. BMJ Open. 2021 Sep 16;11(9):e045923. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045923. BMJ Open. 2021. PMID: 34531202 Free PMC article.
Barriers included: stigma; fear and mistrust of services; lack of information on mental health and service providers lacking cultural responsiveness. Themes were incorporated into Levesque et al's conceptual framework of patient-centred
Barriers included: stigma; fear and mistrust of services; lack of information on mental health and servic
A Social Media Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention to Prevent Depression in Perinatal Youth: Stakeholder Interviews and Intervention Design.
Gewali A, Lopez A, Dachelet K, Healy E, Jean-Baptiste M, Harridan H, Evans Y, Unger JA, Bhat A, Tandon D, Ronen K. Gewali A, et al. JMIR Ment Health. 2021 Sep 15;8(9):e26188. doi: 10.2196/26188. JMIR Ment Health. 2021. PMID: 34524086 Free PMC article.
In this study, we report perspectives of youth and health care providers on perinatal youths' mental health needs and document how they informed IMAGINE design. ...CONCLUSIONS: Our findings highlight the effect of stigmatization of young pregnancy and …
In this study, we report perspectives of youth and health care providers on perinatal youths' mental health need …
Understanding Mental Health App Use Among Community College Students: Web-Based Survey Study.
Borghouts J, Eikey EV, Mark G, De Leon C, Schueller SM, Schneider M, Stadnick N, Zheng K, Mukamel DB, Sorkin DH. Borghouts J, et al. J Med Internet Res. 2021 Sep 14;23(9):e27745. doi: 10.2196/27745. J Med Internet Res. 2021. PMID: 34519668 Free PMC article.
Mobile apps have the potential to increase access to mental health care, but there has been little research investigating factors associated with mental health app use within the community college population. ...Structural equation modeli …
Mobile apps have the potential to increase access to mental health care, but there has been little research inve …
Migrants and Service Providers' Perspectives of Barriers to Accessing Mental Health Services in South Australia: A Case of African Migrants with a Refugee Background in South Australia.
Fauk NK, Ziersch A, Gesesew H, Ward P, Green E, Oudih E, Tahir R, Mwanri L. Fauk NK, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Aug 24;18(17):8906. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18178906. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021. PMID: 34501496 Free PMC article.
Mental health issues have been identified as a significant problem among migrants, with poor accessibility and underutilisation of the available mental health services (MHSs) repeatedly reported, including in Australia. ...The findings pr
Mental health issues have been identified as a significant problem among migrants, with poor accessibility and underuti
An integrated review of the barriers and facilitators for accessing and engaging with mental health in a rural setting.
Ferris-Day P, Hoare K, Wilson RL, Minton C, Donaldson A. Ferris-Day P, et al. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2021 Dec;30(6):1525-1538. doi: 10.1111/inm.12929. Epub 2021 Sep 5. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2021. PMID: 34482621 Review.
The review investigated the barriers and facilitators associated with assessing and engaging with mental health in a rural setting. The aim is to describe and synthesize the literature that examines the experiences of adults who access or attempt to …
The review investigated the barriers and facilitators associated with assessing and engaging with mental health in a ru …
Access and attitudinal barriers to engagement in integrated primary care mental health treatment for rural populations.
Newman MW, Hawrilenko M, Jakupcak M, Chen S, Fortney JC. Newman MW, et al. J Rural Health. 2021 Aug 24. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12616. Online ahead of print. J Rural Health. 2021. PMID: 34427352
PURPOSE: Compared to urban areas, rural populations are less likely to engage in mental health care. Using data from the Study to Promote Innovation in Rural Integrated Telepsychiatry, we examined the effect of rurality on engagement in mental healt
PURPOSE: Compared to urban areas, rural populations are less likely to engage in mental health care. Using data from th …
Exploring the barriers for eye care among transgenders and commercial sex workers in Pune, Maharashtra.
Kulkarni S, Lawande DD, Dharmadhikari S, Deshpande CM. Kulkarni S, et al. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Sep;69(9):2277-2281. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_3480_20. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021. PMID: 34427198 Free PMC article.
The most common barriers reported were social stigma, discrimination, poverty, financial exclusion, and mental health factors. Non availability of gender-neutral facilities in clinics was a unique barrier reported by TGs. CONCLUSION: Marg …
The most common barriers reported were social stigma, discrimination, poverty, financial exclusion, and mental
Improving Surgical Quality for Patients with Mental Health Illnesses: A Narrative Review.
Afford RM, Hameed MS, Ball CG, Sidhu JA, Sekhon MS. Afford RM, et al. Ann Surg. 2021 Aug 19. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005174. Online ahead of print. Ann Surg. 2021. PMID: 34417360
OBJECTIVE: To establish and define disparities in care for patients presenting with surgical disease who have pre-existing mental health diagnoses. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Mental illness affects approximately 6.7 million Canadians. For them, stigma
OBJECTIVE: To establish and define disparities in care for patients presenting with surgical disease who have pre-existing mental
Revitalizing HIV Prevention Programs: Recommendations From Those Most Impacted by the HIV in the Deep South.
Williams MS, Poteat T, Bender M, Ugwu P, Burns PA. Williams MS, et al. Am J Health Promot. 2021 Aug 19:8901171211041097. doi: 10.1177/08901171211041097. Online ahead of print. Am J Health Promot. 2021. PMID: 34409888
initiative to implement interventions aimed at increasing BMSM's access to HIV prevention, treatment and care interventions. APPROACH: We conducted a mixed methods evaluation of the ACCELERATE! initiative to assess its impact. We also explored factors that ac …
initiative to implement interventions aimed at increasing BMSM's access to HIV prevention, treatment and care intervent …
Mental Health and COVID-19: Challenges and Multimodal Clinical Solutions.
Masand P, Patkar A, Tew C, Hoerner A, Szabo ST, Gupta S. Masand P, et al. J Psychiatr Pract. 2021 Jul 28;27(4):254-264. doi: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000560. J Psychiatr Pract. 2021. PMID: 34398575 Free PMC article.
Barriers to care, including stigma and decreased access to providers, contribute to morbidity and mortality. Telehealth services are being utilized to help increase access to care, and economic stimulus packages have been created t
Barriers to care, including stigma and decreased access to providers, contribute to morbidity and mortality. Tel
Youth Perspectives on Seeking Psychotherapy: A Concurrent Mixed Methods Study.
Mehra K, Hawke LD, Watson P, Sheikhan NY, Leroux E, Henderson J. Mehra K, et al. J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2021 Aug;30(3):165-176. Epub 2021 Aug 1. J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 34381509 Free PMC article.
Common reasons for not seeking psychotherapy included wanting to handle their problems on their own (87.6%), thinking their problems would improve on its own (87.6%), and not knowing who to see (74.3%). Several barriers were common across the two groups, including stigm
Common reasons for not seeking psychotherapy included wanting to handle their problems on their own (87.6%), thinking their problems would i …
Access barriers, self-recognition, and recognition of depression and unhealthy alcohol use: A qualitative study.
Gómez-Restrepo C, Cárdenas P, Marroquín-Rivera A, Cepeda M, Suárez-Obando F, Miguel Uribe-Restrepo J, Castro S, Cubillos L, Torrey WC, Bartels SM, Van Arcken-Martínez C, Park S, John D, Marsch LA. Gómez-Restrepo C, et al. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:52-63. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.008. Epub 2021 Aug 8. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021. PMID: 34380593 English, Spanish.
INTRODUCTION: Access to healthcare services involves a complex dynamic, where mental health conditions are especially disadvantaged, due to multiple factors related to the context and the involved stakeholders. ...OBJECTIVES: The objective of this stud …
INTRODUCTION: Access to healthcare services involves a complex dynamic, where mental health conditions are espec …
A community-engaged approach to examining barriers and facilitators to accessing autism services in Korean immigrant families.
Fong VC, Lee BS, Iarocci G. Fong VC, et al. Autism. 2021 Jul 21:13623613211034067. doi: 10.1177/13623613211034067. Online ahead of print. Autism. 2021. PMID: 34286622 Free article.
For family/cultural-related barriers, these included language and communication difficulties, out-of-pocket costs, and stigma impeded service access. Facilitators at the system level included family-centered care and prioritization of mental
For family/cultural-related barriers, these included language and communication difficulties, out-of-pocket costs, and stigma
Barriers and facilitators to the diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care in Colombia: Perspectives of providers, healthcare administrators, patients and community representatives.
Bartels SM, Cardenas P, Uribe-Restrepo JM, Cubillos L, Torrey WC, Castro SM, Williams MJ, Oviedo-Manrique DG, Gómez-Restrepo C, Marsch LA. Bartels SM, et al. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:64-72. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.01.001. Epub 2021 Jul 17. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021. PMID: 34281805 English, Spanish.
Barriers to the treatment of depression included stigma, lack of mental health literacy at the patient and provider level, weak links between care levels, and continued need for mental health prioritization at the national level. .
Barriers to the treatment of depression included stigma, lack of mental health literacy at the patient and provi
Development of an educational intervention to reduce the burden of adult chronic lung disease in rural India: Inputs from a qualitative study.
Paul B, Isaac R, R H, Jebaraj P, S M, Das D, Norrie J, Grant L, Pinnock H, Nair H, Sheikh A, Weller D; RESPIRE Collaboration. Paul B, et al. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 15;16(7):e0254534. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254534. eCollection 2021. PLoS One. 2021. PMID: 34265001 Free PMC article.
DISCUSSION: Poor understanding of CRDs and their risk factors affect health seeking behaviour and/or health practices. Stigma associated with the disease and related health behaviours (e.g. inhaler use) creates emotional challenges and mental
DISCUSSION: Poor understanding of CRDs and their risk factors affect health seeking behaviour and/or health practices. Stig
Characterizing the perceived stigma towards mental health in the early implementation of an integrated services model in primary care in Colombia. A qualitative analysis.
Jassir Acosta MP, Cárdenas Charry MP, Uribe Restrepo JM, Cepeda M, Cubillos L, Bartels SM, Castro S, Marsch LA, Gómez-Restrepo C. Jassir Acosta MP, et al. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul;50 Suppl 1:91-101. doi: 10.1016/j.rcpeng.2021.06.009. Epub 2021 Jul 10. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2021. PMID: 34257054 English, Spanish.
BACKGROUND: Stigma is a sociocultural barrier to accessing mental health services and prevents individuals with mental health disorders from receiving mental health care. ...CONCLUSIONS: The perceived stigma
BACKGROUND: Stigma is a sociocultural barrier to accessing mental health services and prevents individual …
Veteran help-seeking behaviour for mental health issues: a systematic review.
Randles R, Finnegan A. Randles R, et al. BMJ Mil Health. 2021 Jul 12:bmjmilitary-2021-001903. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2021-001903. Online ahead of print. BMJ Mil Health. 2021. PMID: 34253643
Articles which discussed barriers and facilitators of seeking help for mental health concerns in the veteran population were included. ...Health service difficulties such as access and lack of understanding by civilian staff were also identified …
Articles which discussed barriers and facilitators of seeking help for mental health concerns in the veteran population …
Ending the HIV Epidemic: One Southern Community Speaks.
Rajabiun S, Lennon-Dearing R, Hirschi M, Davis B, Williams B, Sprague Martinez L, Campos M. Rajabiun S, et al. Soc Work Public Health. 2021 Aug 18;36(6):647-664. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2021.1947929. Epub 2021 Jul 12. Soc Work Public Health. 2021. PMID: 34251984
Themes of barriers include intersectional stigma, HIV criminal laws, abstinence-only sex education, housing, transportation, and limited access to HIV case management and mental health services. Strategies to address these barriers
Themes of barriers include intersectional stigma, HIV criminal laws, abstinence-only sex education, housing, transportation, a …
Romanian GPs Involvement in Caring for the Mental Health Problems of the Elderly Population: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Sfetcu R, Toma D, Tudose C, Vladescu C. Sfetcu R, et al. Front Neurol. 2021 Jun 24;12:641217. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.641217. eCollection 2021. Front Neurol. 2021. PMID: 34248814 Free PMC article.
Data was collected via an online questionnaire structured on four dimensions: (1) GPs' sociodemographic profile and practice characteristics, (2) GPs assessment of the services available for elderly with mental health problems, (3) GPs current involvement in …
Data was collected via an online questionnaire structured on four dimensions: (1) GPs' sociodemographic profile and practice characteristics …
Leveraging Systems Science to Promote the Implementation and Sustainability of Mental Health and Psychosocial Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
Greene MC, Huang TTK, Giusto A, Lovero KL, Stockton MA, Shelton RC, Dos Santos P, Saúte F, Wainberg ML. Greene MC, et al. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2021 Jul-Aug 01;29(4):262-277. doi: 10.1097/HRP.0000000000000306. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 34241978
Advancements in global mental health implementation research have revealed promising strategies for improving access to evidence-based mental health care. ...We identified three key implementation and services outcomes that influen …
Advancements in global mental health implementation research have revealed promising strategies for improving access to …
Mental health service utilisation among transgender women sex workers who are at risk of mental health problems in Shenyang, China: An application of minority stress theory.
She R, Mo PKH, Cai Y, Ma T, Liu Y, Lau JTF. She R, et al. Health Soc Care Community. 2021 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13501. Online ahead of print. Health Soc Care Community. 2021. PMID: 34240507
Transgender women sex workers (TGSW), as a highly stigmatised population, are at substantial risk for mental health problems but lack access to mental health care. This study investigated factors of mental health service uti …
Transgender women sex workers (TGSW), as a highly stigmatised population, are at substantial risk for mental health problems b …
Perceived Barriers to Mental Health Services among the Elderly in the Rural of Vietnam: A Cross Sectional Survey in 2019.
Van NHN, Thi Khanh Huyen N, Hue MT, Luong NT, Quoc Thanh P, Duc DM, Thi Thanh Mai V, Hong TT. Van NHN, et al. Health Serv Insights. 2021 Jun 21;14:11786329211026035. doi: 10.1177/11786329211026035. eCollection 2021. Health Serv Insights. 2021. PMID: 34220203 Free PMC article.
We found that depression may be an important indicator of the need for formal and informal community and home care mental health services. Barriers to mental healthcare access were categorized into 7 groups namely stigma, em …
We found that depression may be an important indicator of the need for formal and informal community and home care mental h
Barriers to healthcare access among U.S. adults with mental health challenges: A population-based study.
Coombs NC, Meriwether WE, Caringi J, Newcomer SR. Coombs NC, et al. SSM Popul Health. 2021 Jun 15;15:100847. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100847. eCollection 2021 Sep. SSM Popul Health. 2021. PMID: 34179332 Free PMC article.
Mental healthcare is especially difficult due to lingering social stigmas and scarcity of services. ...OBJECTIVE: To quantify the prevalence of barriers to healthcare access among U.S. adults with and without mental healt
Mental healthcare is especially difficult due to lingering social stigmas and scarcity of services. ...OBJECTIVE
Exploring the role of trauma in underpinning sexualised drug use ('chemsex') among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Singapore.
Tan RKJ, Phua K, Tan A, Gan DCJ, Ho LPP, Ong EJ, See MY. Tan RKJ, et al. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 Nov;97:103333. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103333. Epub 2021 Jun 24. Int J Drug Policy. 2021. PMID: 34175526 Free article.
Next, participants illustrated how such trauma were in turn reinforced by several 'preconditions', including the accessibility of substances, emphasis on sexual capital, and lack of access to mainstream support structures in the gay male community, alongside general …
Next, participants illustrated how such trauma were in turn reinforced by several 'preconditions', including the accessibility of sub …
Career versus volunteer firefighters: Differences in perceived availability and barriers to behavioral health care.
Pennington ML, Cardenas M, Nesbitt K, Coe E, Kimbrel NA, Zimering RT, Gulliver SB. Pennington ML, et al. Psychol Serv. 2021 Jun 10. doi: 10.1037/ser0000559. Online ahead of print. Psychol Serv. 2021. PMID: 34110869
This study examined perceived availability and barriers to behavioral health care services among 2,156 career and 227 volunteer firefighters. ...Volunteer and career firefighters were equally likely to report stigma as a barrier. These fi …
This study examined perceived availability and barriers to behavioral health care services among 2,156 career an …
Family History of Mental Health Disorders and Parental Help-Seeking for Behavioral Health Concerns in Pediatric Primary Care Offices.
Linkenheil A, Honigfeld L, Pidano A. Linkenheil A, et al. J Pediatr Health Care. 2021 Sep-Oct;35(5):518-525. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2021.04.004. Epub 2021 Jun 3. J Pediatr Health Care. 2021. PMID: 34092454
INTRODUCTION: Pediatric mental health needs are common in primary care, but many children never access treatment. ...In addition, parents with a family history were less likely to feel completely satisfied with time spent discussing mental he
INTRODUCTION: Pediatric mental health needs are common in primary care, but many children never access treatment …
Delivering an Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program to Address Mental Health Challenges Faced by Correctional Workers and Other Public Safety Personnel: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study.
Alavi N, Stephenson C, Omrani M, Gerritsen C, Martin MS, Knyahnytskyi A, Zhu Y, Kumar A, Jagayat J, Shirazi A, Moghimi E, Patel C, Knyahnytska Y, Simpson AIF, Zaheer J, Andersen J, Munshi A, Groll D. Alavi N, et al. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Jul 22;10(7):e30845. doi: 10.2196/30845. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021. PMID: 34088656 Free PMC article.
Despite this high prevalence, help-seeking behaviors from public safety personnel are low due to stigma and irregular work hours limiting access to care. Innovative treatments are needed to address these challenges. ...In phase 1, we will interview correction …
Despite this high prevalence, help-seeking behaviors from public safety personnel are low due to stigma and irregular work hours limi …
Barriers for Ethnic Minorities and Low Socioeconomic Status Pediatric Patients for Behavioral Health Services and Benefits of an Integrated Behavioral Health Model.
Dickson C, Ramsay J, VandeBurgh J. Dickson C, et al. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2021 Jun;68(3):651-658. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2021.02.013. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2021. PMID: 34044991 Review.
The integrated behavioral health care model in primary care has the potential to reduce barriers to care experienced by children and families from ethnic minorities and low socioeconomic status. Limited access to pediatric behavioral h
The integrated behavioral health care model in primary care has the potential to reduce barriers to care
Scaling Up CareKit: Lessons Learned from Expansion of a Centralized Home HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing Program.
Norelli J, Zlotorzynska M, Sanchez T, Sullivan PS. Norelli J, et al. Sex Transm Dis. 2021 Aug 1;48(8S):S66-S70. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001473. Sex Transm Dis. 2021. PMID: 34030160 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Despite advances in implementing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted infection (STI) services for men who have sex with men (MSM), many remain underserved because of barriers like stigma, low facility coverage, and provider com …
BACKGROUND: Despite advances in implementing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted infection (STI) services for men …
Family care for persons with severe mental illness: experiences and perspectives of caregivers in Uganda.
Verity F, Turiho A, Mutamba BB, Cappo D. Verity F, et al. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021 May 20;15(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s13033-021-00470-2. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021. PMID: 34016125 Free PMC article.
There is reliance on traditional healers and faith healers reflecting alternative belief systems and health seeking behaviour rather than medicalised care. Transport to attend health facilities impedes access to help outside the family care syst …
There is reliance on traditional healers and faith healers reflecting alternative belief systems and health seeking behaviour rather …
Experiences and barriers to accessing mental health support in mothers of children with a disability.
Gilson KM, Davis E, Gains J, Brunton S, Williams K, Reddihough D. Gilson KM, et al. Child Care Health Dev. 2021 Sep;47(5):697-704. doi: 10.1111/cch.12884. Epub 2021 May 24. Child Care Health Dev. 2021. PMID: 34010464
Personal barriers included the need for competency and stigma about mental illness: professional barriers included the lack of discussions about mental health and interpersonal factors that hindered disclosure. System barriers incl …
Personal barriers included the need for competency and stigma about mental illness: professional barriers includ …
Mental health in HIV prevention and care: A qualitative study of challenges and facilitators to integration in Vietnam.
Trang K, Ly AT, Lam LX, Brown CA, To MQ, Sullivan PS, Worthman CM, Giang LM, Jovanovic T. Trang K, et al. Soc Sci Med. 2021 Jun;279:113978. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113978. Epub 2021 Apr 29. Soc Sci Med. 2021. PMID: 34000583
Interviews explored participants' understandings of and experiences with the signs, causes, and appropriate treatments for mental health concerns; and perceived barriers to MHPSS integration in HIV contexts. ...Due to mental health stigma
Interviews explored participants' understandings of and experiences with the signs, causes, and appropriate treatments for mental
Feasibility and Efficacy of Delivering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Through an Online Psychotherapy Tool for Depression: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Alavi N, Stephenson C, Yang M, Kumar A, Shao Y, Miller S, Yee CS, Stefatos A, Gholamzadehmir M, Abbaspour Z, Jagayat J, Shirazi A, Omrani M, Patel A, Patel C, Groll D. Alavi N, et al. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021 Jun 16;10(6):e27489. doi: 10.2196/27489. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021. PMID: 33990076 Free PMC article.
However, although efficacious, CBT is not readily accessible to many patients in need because of hurdles such as stigma, long wait times, high cost, the large time commitment for health care providers, and cultural or geographic barriers. ...CONCLUSION …
However, although efficacious, CBT is not readily accessible to many patients in need because of hurdles such as stigma, long wait ti …
Health care system barriers and facilitators to early prenatal care among diverse women in Florida.
Reid CN, Fryer K, Cabral N, Marshall J. Reid CN, et al. Birth. 2021 Sep;48(3):416-427. doi: 10.1111/birt.12551. Epub 2021 May 5. Birth. 2021. PMID: 33950567
From the combined quantitative and qualitative analyses, three major themes emerged that help to explain barriers faced by birthing people in Florida: personal factors (mental health, awareness of pregnancy, considering abortion, tumultuous life), community c …
From the combined quantitative and qualitative analyses, three major themes emerged that help to explain barriers faced by birthing p …
Factors affecting utilization of mental health services from Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities of western hilly district of Nepal.
Devkota G, Basnet P, Thapa B, Subedi M. Devkota G, et al. PLoS One. 2021 Apr 30;16(4):e0250694. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250694. eCollection 2021. PLoS One. 2021. PMID: 33930894 Free PMC article.
Stigma and lack of awareness in the community have been identified as the major barriers for mental health service demand and access worldwide. ...CONCLUSION: Individual, family and community awareness could help reduce and/or eliminate menta
Stigma and lack of awareness in the community have been identified as the major barriers for mental health servi
Annual Research Review: Achieving universal health coverage for young children with autism spectrum disorder in low- and middle-income countries: a review of reviews.
Divan G, Bhavnani S, Leadbitter K, Ellis C, Dasgupta J, Abubakar A, Elsabbagh M, Hamdani SU, Servili C, Patel V, Green J. Divan G, et al. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2021 May;62(5):514-535. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13404. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 33905120 Review.
RESULTS: We identified 31 articles which reviewed data from over fifty countries across Africa, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia and addressed barriers across one or more of four inter-related domains: (a) the social context and family experience for a child wit …
RESULTS: We identified 31 articles which reviewed data from over fifty countries across Africa, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia and add …
Gender differences in barriers to mental healthcare for UK military veterans: a preliminary investigation.
Godier-McBard LR, Cable G, Wood AD, Fossey M. Godier-McBard LR, et al. BMJ Mil Health. 2021 Apr 26:bmjmilitary-2020-001754. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001754. Online ahead of print. BMJ Mil Health. 2021. PMID: 33903201
INTRODUCTION: Limited UK research focuses on female military veterans' gender-related experiences and issues when accessing civilian mental healthcare support. This study sought to illuminate a preliminary understanding of any gender differences in barriers that may …
INTRODUCTION: Limited UK research focuses on female military veterans' gender-related experiences and issues when accessing civilian ment
Personalized implementation of video telehealth for rural veterans (PIVOT-R).
Day SC, Day G, Keller M, Touchett H, Amspoker AB, Martin L, Lindsay JA. Day SC, et al. Mhealth. 2021 Apr 20;7:24. doi: 10.21037/mhealth.2020.03.02. eCollection 2021. Mhealth. 2021. PMID: 33898593 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: A national shortage of mental health (MH) professionals leaves more than 90% of rural individuals without adequate access to services each year, troubling because 33% of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) enrollees live in rural ar …
BACKGROUND: A national shortage of mental health (MH) professionals leaves more than 90% of rural individuals without adequate …
Perceived barriers to mental healthcare among spouses of military service members.
Schvey NA, Burke D, Pearlman AT, Britt TW, Riggs DS, Carballo C, Stander V. Schvey NA, et al. Psychol Serv. 2021 Apr 15. doi: 10.1037/ser0000523. Online ahead of print. Psychol Serv. 2021. PMID: 33856847
Barriers to mental healthcare services are reported among military service members. ...Understanding barriers to care among this vulnerable population may help improve access to psychological services. ...
Barriers to mental healthcare services are reported among military service members. ...Understanding barriers to
Patient and provider perceived barriers and facilitators to direct acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment among priority populations in high income countries: A knowledge synthesis.
Amoako A, Ortiz-Paredes D, Engler K, Lebouché B, Klein MB. Amoako A, et al. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 Oct;96:103247. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103247. Epub 2021 Apr 11. Int J Drug Policy. 2021. PMID: 33853727 Free article. Review.
Among patients, perceived barriers to treatment uptake included current drug use, concerns about side effects of DAAs, stigma, gaps in community care, competing social responsibilities and mental health issues while facilitators included …
Among patients, perceived barriers to treatment uptake included current drug use, concerns about side effects of DAAs, stigma, …
Providing Affirmative Care to Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: Disparities, Interventions, and Outcomes.
Call DC, Challa M, Telingator CJ. Call DC, et al. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2021 Apr 13;23(6):33. doi: 10.1007/s11920-021-01245-9. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2021. PMID: 33851310 Review.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This paper reviews the evolving body of research on the mental health of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) youth. Minority stress experiences in families, schools, and the community impact the health and well-being of this population due …
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This paper reviews the evolving body of research on the mental health of transgender and gender diverse (TG …
Barriers and facilitators to implementing perinatal mental health care in health and social care settings: a systematic review.
Webb R, Uddin N, Ford E, Easter A, Shakespeare J, Roberts N, Alderdice F, Coates R, Hogg S, Cheyne H, Ayers S; MATRIx study team. Webb R, et al. Lancet Psychiatry. 2021 Jun;8(6):521-534. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30467-3. Epub 2021 Apr 7. Lancet Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 33838118
The improvement of perinatal mental health formed part of WHO's Millennium Development Goals. Research suggests that the implementation of perinatal mental health care is variable. ...Therefore, we aimed to identify the barriers an …
The improvement of perinatal mental health formed part of WHO's Millennium Development Goals. Research suggests that th …
"I just keep quiet about it and act as if everything is alright" - The cascade from trauma to disengagement among adolescents living with HIV in western Kenya.
Enane LA, Apondi E, Omollo M, Toromo JJ, Bakari S, Aluoch J, Morris C, Kantor R, Braitstein P, Fortenberry JD, Nyandiko WM, Wools-Kaloustian K, Elul B, Vreeman RC. Enane LA, et al. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021 Apr;24(4):e25695. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25695. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021. PMID: 33838007 Free PMC article.
These factors compounded each other, and resulted in complex mental health burdens, poor antiretroviral adherence and care disengagement. ...We describe a cascade of factors representing areas for intervention to support mental health and retent …
These factors compounded each other, and resulted in complex mental health burdens, poor antiretroviral adherence and care
Exploring Barriers to Mental Health Services Utilization at Kabutare District Hospital of Rwanda: Perspectives From Patients.
Muhorakeye O, Biracyaza E. Muhorakeye O, et al. Front Psychol. 2021 Mar 22;12:638377. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.638377. eCollection 2021. Front Psychol. 2021. PMID: 33828506 Free PMC article.
Exploring the barriers to the utilization of mental health services might contribute to mitigating them. ...Thematic analysis was applied to analyze the data collected. The results revealed that the most common barriers are fear of stigmatizatio …
Exploring the barriers to the utilization of mental health services might contribute to mitigating them. ...Them …
Healthcare services utilization among international students in Ankara, Turkey: a cross-sectional study.
Masai AN, Güçiz-Doğan B, Ouma PN, Nyadera IN, Ruto VK. Masai AN, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Apr 7;21(1):311. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06301-x. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021. PMID: 33827556 Free PMC article.
Variables between groups within the study sample were compared using ANOVA and Chi-square tests (with Fisher's exact test). Logistic regression analysis was used to evaluate the relationships between variables related to access to health services. ...A …
Variables between groups within the study sample were compared using ANOVA and Chi-square tests (with Fisher's exact test). Logistic …
Mental Health and Perceived Access to Care among People Who Inject Drugs in Athens, Greece.
Pampaka D, Pantavou K, Giallouros G, Pavlitina E, Williams LD, Piovani D, Bonovas S, Nikolopoulos GK. Pampaka D, et al. J Clin Med. 2021 Mar 12;10(6):1181. doi: 10.3390/jcm10061181. J Clin Med. 2021. PMID: 33808991 Free PMC article.
Poor mental health among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive people who inject drugs (PWID) may contribute to stigma, and together they act as barriers to medical care. This analysis aims to examine factors associated with the mental
Poor mental health among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive people who inject drugs (PWID) may contribute to stigm
Tuberculosis Stigma and Racism, Colonialism, and Migration: A Rapid Qualitative Review.
Smith A, Herington E, Loshak H. Smith A, et al. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2021 Apr. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2021 Apr. PMID: 34260166 Free Books & Documents. Review.
Stigma, as a social determinant of health, is of particular focus within TB policy and care. ...Viewing TB stigma as a social determinant of health highlights how TB stigma is "inextricably linked to an individual's
Stigma, as a social determinant of health, is of particular focus within TB policy and care. ...Viewing TB st
Using telehealth to improve buprenorphine access during and after COVID-19: A rapid response initiative in Rhode Island.
Clark SA, Davis C, Wightman RS, Wunsch C, Keeler LAJ, Reddy N, Samuels EA. Clark SA, et al. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 May;124:108283. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108283. Epub 2021 Jan 20. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021. PMID: 33771282 Free PMC article.
Despite its proven efficacy, buprenorphine remains dramatically underutilized for management of opioid use disorder largely due to onerous barriers to treatment initiation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many substance use disorder treatment facilities have reduced their ho …
Despite its proven efficacy, buprenorphine remains dramatically underutilized for management of opioid use disorder largely due to onerous …
Tackling healthcare access barriers for individuals with autism from diagnosis to adulthood.
Malik-Soni N, Shaker A, Luck H, Mullin AE, Wiley RE, Lewis MES, Fuentes J, Frazier TW. Malik-Soni N, et al. Pediatr Res. 2021 Mar 25:1-8. doi: 10.1038/s41390-021-01465-y. Online ahead of print. Pediatr Res. 2021. PMID: 33767375 Free PMC article. Review.
Most individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-a complex, life-long developmental disorder-do not have access to the care required to address their diverse health needs. ...A robust understanding of barriers to accessing healthcare across the lif …
Most individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-a complex, life-long developmental disorder-do not have access to the care
Understanding Stalking Among University Students in Ghana: A Mixed-Methods Study.
Zagurny ESF, Compton SD, Dzomeku V, Cannon LM, Omolo T, Munro-Kramer ML. Zagurny ESF, et al. J Interpers Violence. 2021 Mar 23:8862605211001485. doi: 10.1177/08862605211001485. Online ahead of print. J Interpers Violence. 2021. PMID: 33757369
Future research should delve more deeply into barriers to existing resources to identify ways to increase accessibility for stalking survivors in connection with mental health services. This study also highlights the need for additional research …
Future research should delve more deeply into barriers to existing resources to identify ways to increase accessibility for st …
Co-creating social licence for sharing health and care data.
Fylan F, Fylan B. Fylan F, et al. Int J Med Inform. 2021 May;149:104439. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2021.104439. Epub 2021 Mar 15. Int J Med Inform. 2021. PMID: 33756337
A survey examined who should be able to see health and care records, acceptable uses of anonymous health and care records, and trust in different organisations. ...They discussed concerns about the currency and accuracy of their records and possible …
A survey examined who should be able to see health and care records, acceptable uses of anonymous health and care
Facilitating factors and barriers in help-seeking behaviour in adolescents and young adults with depressive symptoms: A qualitative study.
Eigenhuis E, Waumans RC, Muntingh ADT, Westerman MJ, van Meijel M, Batelaan NM, van Balkom AJLM. Eigenhuis E, et al. PLoS One. 2021 Mar 8;16(3):e0247516. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247516. eCollection 2021. PLoS One. 2021. PMID: 33684154 Free PMC article.
Furthermore, adolescents' surroundings (school, family, and peers) appeared to play a critical role in the recognition of depressive symptoms and encouragement to seek help. Barriers regarding accessibility of mental health care were found, wher …
Furthermore, adolescents' surroundings (school, family, and peers) appeared to play a critical role in the recognition of depressive symptom …
Mental Health and Community-Based Rehabilitation: A Qualitative Description of the Experiences and Perspectives of Service Users and Carers in Bangladesh.
Koly KN, Abdullah R, Shammi FA, Akter T, Hasan MT, Eaton J, Ryan GK. Koly KN, et al. Community Ment Health J. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.1007/s10597-021-00790-0. Online ahead of print. Community Ment Health J. 2021. PMID: 33683536
Results were organized into five overarching categories: (1) explanatory models, (2) help-seeking behaviors, (3) impact of services, (4) challenges and barriers to improving mental health, (5) recommendations of users and carers. Respondents either had …
Results were organized into five overarching categories: (1) explanatory models, (2) help-seeking behaviors, (3) impact of services, …
Experiences of living with mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK: a coproduced, participatory qualitative interview study.
Gillard S, Dare C, Hardy J, Nyikavaranda P, Rowan Olive R, Shah P, Birken M, Foye U, Ocloo J, Pearce E, Stefanidou T, Pitman A, Simpson A, Johnson S, Lloyd-Evans B; NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit Covid coproduction research group. Gillard S, et al. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2021 Aug;56(8):1447-1457. doi: 10.1007/s00127-021-02051-7. Epub 2021 Mar 4. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2021. PMID: 33665680 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Existing mental health difficulties were exacerbated for many people. People experienced specific psychological impacts of the pandemic, struggles with social connectedness, and inadequate access to mental health services, …
RESULTS: Existing mental health difficulties were exacerbated for many people. People experienced specific psychological impac …
HIV-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, Behaviors and Experiences of Kenyan Adolescents Living with HIV Revealed in WhatsApp Group Chats.
Chory A, Nyandiko W, Martin R, Aluoch J, Scanlon M, Ashimosi C, Njoroge T, McAteer C, Apondi E, Vreeman R. Chory A, et al. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2021 Jan-Dec;20:2325958221999579. doi: 10.1177/2325958221999579. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2021. PMID: 33657911 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Thirty ALWH (17 female, mean age 15.4) on ART, engaged in HIV care and aware of their status, were enrolled. Qualitative analysis of WhatsApp chat discussions identified a gap in HIV knowledge, high medication-taking literacy, need for mental health
RESULTS: Thirty ALWH (17 female, mean age 15.4) on ART, engaged in HIV care and aware of their status, were enrolled. Qualitative ana …
HIV PrEP services for MSM in China: a mixed-methods study.
Lin C, Li L, Liu J, Fu X, Chen J, Cao W, Li Y. Lin C, et al. AIDS Care. 2021 Mar 2:1-5. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1896661. Online ahead of print. AIDS Care. 2021. PMID: 33650447
Employment, disclosure of MSM status, and mental health issues were associated with PrEP acceptability. In-depth interviews with 30 MSM revealed that high cost, low accessibility, and stigma in clinic settings were barriers to PrEP using. ...PrE …
Employment, disclosure of MSM status, and mental health issues were associated with PrEP acceptability. In-depth interviews wi …
A Portrait of Mental Health Services Utilization and Perceived Barriers to Care in Men and Women Evacuated During the 2016 Fort McMurray Wildfires.
Binet É, Ouellet MC, Lebel J, Békés V, Morin CM, Bergeron N, Campbell T, Ghosh S, Bouchard S, Guay S, MacMaster FP, Belleville G. Binet É, et al. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2021 Nov;48(6):1006-1018. doi: 10.1007/s10488-021-01114-w. Epub 2021 Feb 28. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2021. PMID: 33641027 Free PMC article.
This study examines the influence of gender on mental health services utilization and on perceived barriers to treatment one year after the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires. ...Participants were English-speaking evacuees aged 18 and older. Mental
This study examines the influence of gender on mental health services utilization and on perceived barriers to t …
Suitability of Text-Based Communications for the Delivery of Psychological Therapeutic Services to Rural and Remote Communities: Scoping Review.
Dwyer A, de Almeida Neto A, Estival D, Li W, Lam-Cassettari C, Antoniou M. Dwyer A, et al. JMIR Ment Health. 2021 Feb 24;8(2):e19478. doi: 10.2196/19478. JMIR Ment Health. 2021. PMID: 33625373 Free PMC article. Review.
BACKGROUND: People living in rural and remote areas have poorer access to mental health services than those living in cities. They are also less likely to seek help because of self-stigma and entrenched stoic beliefs about help seeking as a sign …
BACKGROUND: People living in rural and remote areas have poorer access to mental health services than those livi …
"Farmers Aren't into the Emotions and Things, Right?": A Qualitative Exploration of Motivations and Barriers for Mental Health Help-Seeking among Canadian Farmers.
Hagen BNM, Sawatzky A, Harper SL, O'Sullivan TL, Jones-Bitton A. Hagen BNM, et al. J Agromedicine. 2021 Mar 28:1-11. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2021.1893884. Online ahead of print. J Agromedicine. 2021. PMID: 33618614
Our analysis resulted in five themes around help-seeking motivations and barriers: 1) Accessibility of mental health supports and services; 2) Stigma around mental health in the agricultural community; 3) Anonymity and/or la …
Our analysis resulted in five themes around help-seeking motivations and barriers: 1) Accessibility of mental health
Leveraging COVID-19 to sustain regulatory flexibility in the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Stringer KL, Langdon KJ, McKenzie M, Brockmann B, Marotta P. Stringer KL, et al. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 Apr;123:108263. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.108263. Epub 2020 Dec 26. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021. PMID: 33612196 Free PMC article.
The U.S. government declared the opioid epidemic as a national public health emergency in 2017, but regulatory frameworks that govern the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) through pharmaceutical interventions have remained inflexible. The emergence of the COVID …
The U.S. government declared the opioid epidemic as a national public health emergency in 2017, but regulatory frameworks that …
Evaluation of the cost-utility of a prescription digital therapeutic for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Velez FF, Luderer HF, Gerwien R, Parcher B, Mezzio D, Malone DC. Velez FF, et al. Postgrad Med. 2021 May;133(4):421-427. doi: 10.1080/00325481.2021.1884471. Epub 2021 Feb 22. Postgrad Med. 2021. PMID: 33593201
Background: The opioid epidemic continues to generate a significant mental and physical health burden on patients, and claims the life of almost 150 Americans daily. ...In commercial use since 2019, reSET-O is a non-drug, prescription digital therapeutic (PDT) that …
Background: The opioid epidemic continues to generate a significant mental and physical health burden on patients, and claims …
SMART Mental Health Project: process evaluation to understand the barriers and facilitators for implementation of multifaceted intervention in rural India.
Tewari A, Kallakuri S, Devarapalli S, Peiris D, Patel A, Maulik PK. Tewari A, et al. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021 Feb 8;15(1):15. doi: 10.1186/s13033-021-00438-2. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2021. PMID: 33557902 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Globally, mental health problems are a growing public health concern. Resources and services for mental disorders are disproportionately low compared to disease burden. ...Barriers to implementation included travel distance to …
BACKGROUND: Globally, mental health problems are a growing public health concern. Resources and services for …
Consequences of COVID-19 crisis for persons with HIV: the impact of social determinants of health.
Waterfield KC, Shah GH, Etheredge GD, Ikhile O. Waterfield KC, et al. BMC Public Health. 2021 Feb 5;21(1):299. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10296-9. BMC Public Health. 2021. PMID: 33546659 Free PMC article.
An additional concern for those living the HIV is the double stigma that may arise if they also test positive for COVID-19. As public health and health care workers try to tackle the needs of the populations that they serve, they are beginning to reali …
An additional concern for those living the HIV is the double stigma that may arise if they also test positive for COVID-19. As public …
The effectiveness of telepsychology with veterans: A meta-analysis of services delivered by videoconference and phone.
McClellan MJ, Osbaldiston R, Wu R, Yeager R, Monroe AD, McQueen T, Dunlap MH. McClellan MJ, et al. Psychol Serv. 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1037/ser0000522. Online ahead of print. Psychol Serv. 2021. PMID: 33539135
Veterans face a variety of stressors due to their military service and are more likely to develop psychological problems as a result. Research suggests that as many as half of veterans with mental health conditions go untreated due to barriers including lack …
Veterans face a variety of stressors due to their military service and are more likely to develop psychological problems as a result. Resear …
Primary care pediatrician perceptions towards mental health within the primary care setting.
Imfeld SM, Darang DM, Neudecker M, McVoy MK. Imfeld SM, et al. Pediatr Res. 2021 Feb 2. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-01349-7. Online ahead of print. Pediatr Res. 2021. PMID: 33531675
BACKGROUND: Mental health (MH) conditions are highly prevalent, yet only marginal portions of children receive adequate services. ...We also reviewed barriers to said care within pediatric primary care, including the potential for physici …
BACKGROUND: Mental health (MH) conditions are highly prevalent, yet only marginal portions of children receive adequate ser
Underuse of Behavioral Treatments for Headache: a Narrative Review Examining Societal and Cultural Factors.
Langenbahn D, Matsuzawa Y, Lee YSC, Fraser F, Penzien DB, Simon NM, Lipton RB, Minen MT. Langenbahn D, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Oct;36(10):3103-3112. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06539-x. Epub 2021 Feb 1. J Gen Intern Med. 2021. PMID: 33527189 Free PMC article. Review.
We review the societal and cultural challenges that impose barriers to optimal use of non-pharmacological treatment services. These barriers include insufficient knowledge of migraine/headache behavioral treatments and insufficient availability of clinicians …
We review the societal and cultural challenges that impose barriers to optimal use of non-pharmacological treatment services. …
Mental health workers' experiences of support and help-seeking following workplace violence: A qualitative study.
Rodrigues NC, Ham E, Kirsh B, Seto MC, Hilton NZ. Rodrigues NC, et al. Nurs Health Sci. 2021 Jun;23(2):381-388. doi: 10.1111/nhs.12816. Epub 2021 Feb 16. Nurs Health Sci. 2021. PMID: 33496379
For the well-being of staff and patients, there is a need to understand mental health workers' experiences following exposure to workplace trauma, any subsequent mental health problems, and the process of help-seeking. ...This study demonstrates the ne …
For the well-being of staff and patients, there is a need to understand mental health workers' experiences following exposure …
Posttraumatic Distress and Treatment Barriers Among Former Gang Members: Implications for Improving Access to Traumatic Stress Resources in Marginalized Populations.
Valdez C. Valdez C. J Trauma Stress. 2021 Apr;34(2):309-321. doi: 10.1002/jts.22651. Epub 2021 Jan 22. J Trauma Stress. 2021. PMID: 33481295
Limited research has examined the links among violent victimization, mental health, and service utilization among gang-involved individuals. ...Participants generally described histories of depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and substance abu …
Limited research has examined the links among violent victimization, mental health, and service utilization among gang-involve …
Mental Health in Women Living With HIV: The Unique and Unmet Needs.
Waldron EM, Burnett-Zeigler I, Wee V, Ng YW, Koenig LJ, Pederson AB, Tomaszewski E, Miller ES. Waldron EM, et al. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2021 Jan-Dec;20:2325958220985665. doi: 10.1177/2325958220985665. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2021. PMID: 33472517 Free PMC article. Review.
In this review, we illustrate the unique mental health issues faced by WLWH such as a high prevalence of physical and sexual abuse histories, caregiving stress, and elevated internalized stigma as well as myriad barriers to care. ...Future resea …
In this review, we illustrate the unique mental health issues faced by WLWH such as a high prevalence of physical and sexual a …
A Harm Reduction Approach to Treating Opioid Use Disorder in an Independent Primary Care Practice: a Qualitative Study.
Kapadia SN, Griffin JL, Waldman J, Ziebarth NR, Schackman BR, Behrends CN. Kapadia SN, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jul;36(7):1898-1905. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06409-6. Epub 2021 Jan 19. J Gen Intern Med. 2021. PMID: 33469774 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Stigma is a barrier to the uptake of buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder. ...Interviews were recorded, transcribed, and analyzed for themes using content analysis, guided by the CDC Evaluation Framework. RESULTS: REACH provided buprenorphine, prim …
BACKGROUND: Stigma is a barrier to the uptake of buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder. ...Interviews were recorded, tran …
A proposed one-stop-shop approach for the delivery of integrated oral, mental, sexual and reproductive healthcare to adolescents in Nigeria.
Folayan MO, Sam-Agudu NA, Adeniyi A, Oziegbe E, Chukwumah NM, Mapayi B. Folayan MO, et al. Pan Afr Med J. 2020 Oct 21;37:172. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2020.37.172.22824. eCollection 2020. Pan Afr Med J. 2020. PMID: 33447327 Free PMC article.
The interconnectedness of oral, mental, sexual, and reproductive health (OMSRH) in adolescents prompts exploration of novel approaches to facilitate comprehensive access of this population to the relevant health services. ...This is a proposal f …
The interconnectedness of oral, mental, sexual, and reproductive health (OMSRH) in adolescents prompts exploration of novel ap …
Long-Distance Travel for HIV-Related Care-Burden or Choice?: A Mixed Methods Study in Tanzania.
Fonner VA, Geurkink D, Chiwanga F, Amiri I, Likindikoki S. Fonner VA, et al. AIDS Behav. 2021 Jul;25(7):2071-2083. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-03136-1. Epub 2021 Jan 7. AIDS Behav. 2021. PMID: 33415657
Although traveling for care has traditionally been viewed as a barrier, some individuals may choose to travel for care due to stigma and fear of HIV status disclosure. ...Reasons for clinic choice centered on three main themes: clinic familiarity, qual …
Although traveling for care has traditionally been viewed as a barrier, some individuals may choose to travel for care
What stakeholders think: perceptions of perinatal depression and screening in China's primary care system.
Premji SS, Dobson KS, Prashad A, Yamamoto S, Tao F, Zhu B, Wu X, Lu M, Shao S. Premji SS, et al. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021 Jan 6;21(1):15. doi: 10.1186/s12884-020-03473-y. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021. PMID: 33407228 Free PMC article.
There are growing calls to address China's mental health system capacity issues, especially among vulnerable groups such as pregnant women due to gaps in healthcare services and inadequate access to resources and support. ...Potential challenges …
There are growing calls to address China's mental health system capacity issues, especially among vulnerable groups suc …
The management of patients with functional stroke: speech and language therapists' views and experiences.
Barnett C, Mitchell C, Tyson S. Barnett C, et al. Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Jan 7:1-12. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1867910. Online ahead of print. Disabil Rehabil. 2021. PMID: 33406948
Patients with functional stroke were a common occurrence on participants' caseloads; yet they felt patients do not receive optimum care. All participants wanted to help their patients, yet felt they were working within a multitude of barriers to effective input. The …
Patients with functional stroke were a common occurrence on participants' caseloads; yet they felt patients do not receive optimum care
Abortion method preference among people presenting for abortion care.
Wingo E, Ralph LJ, Kaller S, Biggs MA. Wingo E, et al. Contraception. 2021 Apr;103(4):269-275. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2020.12.010. Epub 2020 Dec 26. Contraception. 2021. PMID: 33373612
OBJECTIVE: To explore abortion method preference, interpersonal and cultural factors associated with preference, and whether, among people with a preference for medication abortion, those presenting past 10 weeks gestation had experienced more obstacles to care. METHODS: I …
OBJECTIVE: To explore abortion method preference, interpersonal and cultural factors associated with preference, and whether, among people w …
Patient's Perspectives of Telepsychiatry: The Past, Present and Future.
Naik SS, Manjunatha N, Kumar CN, Math SB, Moirangthem S. Naik SS, et al. Indian J Psychol Med. 2020 Nov 1;42(5 Suppl):102S-107S. doi: 10.1177/0253717620963341. eCollection 2020 Oct. Indian J Psychol Med. 2020. PMID: 33354053 Free PMC article.
Access to mental health care has significant disparities due to treatment gap, more so particularly for the remotely residing, physically vulnerable, aging populations. ...Over the years, telepsychiatry, both in synchronous and asynchronous modalities,
Access to mental health care has significant disparities due to treatment gap, more so particularly for the remo
'We're just seen as people that give out the methadone…': exploring the role of community pharmacists in the opioid substitution treatment team.
Lukey R, Gray B, Morris C. Lukey R, et al. J Prim Health Care. 2020 Dec;12(4):358-367. doi: 10.1071/HC20108. J Prim Health Care. 2020. PMID: 33349324
DISCUSSION Collaboration within health-care teams has been shown to improve health outcomes, and pharmacists are well placed to provide health-care services as well as offer valuable insight into clients' mental and physical wellbe …
DISCUSSION Collaboration within health-care teams has been shown to improve health outcomes, and pharmacists are well p …
Decision Making in Psychiatric Patients: A Qualitative Study with Focus Groups.
de la Espriella R. de la Espriella R. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2020 Oct-Dec;49(4):231-238. doi: 10.1016/j.rcp.2019.06.004. Epub 2019 Jul 25. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr (Engl Ed). 2020. PMID: 33328015 English, Spanish.
RESULTS: Five deductive categories (tools, capacity, therapeutic relationship, method and family and network), plus one additional category from the analysis (stigma), and 35 inductive (posterior) categories were considered. ...CONCLUSIONS: Patients express a need for grea …
RESULTS: Five deductive categories (tools, capacity, therapeutic relationship, method and family and network), plus one additional category …
Exploring the Representation of Depressive Symptoms and the Influence of Stigma in Arabic-Speaking Refugee Outpatients.
Lindheimer N, Karnouk C, Hahn E, Churbaji D, Schilz L, Rayes D, Bajbouj M, Böge K. Lindheimer N, et al. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Nov 12;11:579057. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.579057. eCollection 2020. Front Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 33281643 Free PMC article.
The number of distressed refugees from the Arab world is relatively high in Germany and other host countries worldwide. For this specific population, substantial challenges and barriers have already been identified that hamper access to Germany's health
The number of distressed refugees from the Arab world is relatively high in Germany and other host countries worldwide. For this specific po …
Psychological Screening and Tracking of Athletes and Digital Mental Health Solutions in a Hybrid Model of Care: Mini Review.
Balcombe L, De Leo D. Balcombe L, et al. JMIR Form Res. 2020 Dec 14;4(12):e22755. doi: 10.2196/22755. JMIR Form Res. 2020. PMID: 33271497 Free PMC article.
Faster and better ways of psychological screening and tracking are more generally required in response to the increased demand upon mental health care services. The argument that mental and physical health should be considered together as …
Faster and better ways of psychological screening and tracking are more generally required in response to the increased demand upon menta
Improving Access to Cancer Care in the HIV Population: Qualitative Research to Identify Barriers to Care.
Corrigan KL, Knettel BA, Ho N, Carr S, Shah B, Cahill J, Chino J, Watt MH, Suneja G. Corrigan KL, et al. Health Equity. 2020 Oct 30;4(1):468-475. doi: 10.1089/heq.2020.0001. eCollection 2020. Health Equity. 2020. PMID: 33269330 Free PMC article.
Among those who experienced challenges with cancer treatment adherence, barriers included debilitating side effects of cancer treatment, stigma surrounding HIV, issues with coping and mental health, the financial burden of cancer care, and chall …
Among those who experienced challenges with cancer treatment adherence, barriers included debilitating side effects of cancer treatme …
Mental health stigma and barriers to care in World Trade Center responders: Results from a large, population-based health monitoring cohort.
DePierro J, Lowe SM, Haugen PT, Cancelmo L, Schaffer J, Schechter CB, Dasaro CR, Todd AC, Crane M, Luft BJ, Moline JM, Harrison D, Udasin IG, Feder A, Southwick SM, Pietrzak RH. DePierro J, et al. Am J Ind Med. 2021 Mar;64(3):208-216. doi: 10.1002/ajim.23204. Epub 2020 Nov 25. Am J Ind Med. 2021. PMID: 33241583
OBJECTIVE: To identify the prevalence and correlates of mental health stigma and barriers to care in WTC responders. METHODS: Mental health stigma and barriers to care and their correlates were examined in 6,77 …
OBJECTIVE: To identify the prevalence and correlates of mental health stigma and barriers to care in WTC …
Barriers to and Facilitators of Oral Health Among Persons Living With Mental Illness: A Qualitative Study.
Wright WG, Averett PE, Benjamin J, Nowlin JP, Lee JGL, Anand V. Wright WG, et al. Psychiatr Serv. 2021 Feb 1;72(2):156-162. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900535. Epub 2020 Nov 25. Psychiatr Serv. 2021. PMID: 33234051
OBJECTIVE: Persons with mental illness have poorer oral health and are less likely to receive oral health care than those in the general population. ...Participants were recruited until thematic saturation for each group was reached. RESULTS: Reported …
OBJECTIVE: Persons with mental illness have poorer oral health and are less likely to receive oral health care t …
"I think that everybody should be involved": What informs experiences of shared decision-making in supporting people living with schizophrenia spectrum disorders?
Carrotte ER, Hartup ME, Lee-Bates B, Blanchard M. Carrotte ER, et al. Patient Educ Couns. 2021 Jul;104(7):1583-1590. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.11.012. Epub 2020 Nov 11. Patient Educ Couns. 2021. PMID: 33229188 Free article.
OBJECTIVE: To identify facilitators and barriers associated with shared decision-making (SDM) in Australians affected by schizophrenia spectrum disorders. ...PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: There is a need to improve SDM in this population by decreasing stigma and discrimina …
OBJECTIVE: To identify facilitators and barriers associated with shared decision-making (SDM) in Australians affected by schizophreni …
NHS Health Check Programme: a qualitative study of prison experience.
Williams M, Thomson L, Butcher E, Morriss R, Khunti K, Packham C. Williams M, et al. J Public Health (Oxf). 2020 Nov 20:fdaa189. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa189. Online ahead of print. J Public Health (Oxf). 2020. PMID: 33215193
Participants were asked about their awareness and experiences of the NHS Health Check Programme in prison. RESULTS: All groups highlighted barriers for not attending a health check appointment, such as poor accessibility to the healthcare department, …
Participants were asked about their awareness and experiences of the NHS Health Check Programme in prison. RESULTS: All groups highli …
'I Waited for It until Forever': Community Barriers to Accessing Intellectual Disability Services for Children and Their Families in Cape Town, South Africa.
Mkabile S, Swartz L. Mkabile S, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Nov 17;17(22):8504. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17228504. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 33212851 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Results revealed that caregivers and parents of children with intellectual disability did not use the intellectual disability service due to financial difficulties, fragile care networks and opportunity costs, community stigma and lack of safety, lack of fa …
RESULTS: Results revealed that caregivers and parents of children with intellectual disability did not use the intellectual disability servi …
Caring for Persons Living With Dementia During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Advocacy Perspectives From India.
D'Cruz M, Banerjee D. D'Cruz M, et al. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Oct 27;11:603231. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.603231. eCollection 2020. Front Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 33192744 Free PMC article.
The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has presented an unprecedented threat to global public and psychosocial health. Certain vulnerable populations, especially the older adults, are at disproportionate risks both to the physiological and social effects o …
The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has presented an unprecedented threat to global public and psychosocial health. Cert …
Opportunities, Enablers, and Barriers to the Use of Recorded Recovery Narratives in Clinical Settings.
Roe J, Brown S, Yeo C, Rennick-Egglestone S, Repper J, Ng F, Llewelyn-Beardsley J, Hui A, Cuijpers P, Thornicroft G, Manley D, Pollock K, Slade M. Roe J, et al. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Oct 30;11:589731. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.589731. eCollection 2020. Front Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 33192738 Free PMC article.
Background: Recorded Recovery Narratives (RRNs) describing first-person lived experience accounts of recovery from mental health problems are becoming more available. Little is known about how RRNs can be used in clinical practice and clinical education. ...Results: …
Background: Recorded Recovery Narratives (RRNs) describing first-person lived experience accounts of recovery from mental health
Caring for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care Settings: Proceedings of a Workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Board on Health Care Services; Forum on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Alper J, Friedman K, Graig L, editors. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Board on Health Care Services; Forum on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, et al. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2020 Nov 6. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2020 Nov 6. PMID: 33175481 Free Books & Documents. Review.
More than two-thirds of primary care providers report that they are unable to connect patients with behavioral health providers because of a shortage of mental health providers and health insurance barriers. Part of the explanation for th …
More than two-thirds of primary care providers report that they are unable to connect patients with behavioral health provider …
"Crazy person is crazy person. It doesn't differentiate": an exploration into Somali views of mental health and access to healthcare in an established UK Somali community.
Linney C, Ye S, Redwood S, Mohamed A, Farah A, Biddle L, Crawley E. Linney C, et al. Int J Equity Health. 2020 Oct 27;19(1):190. doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-01295-0. Int J Equity Health. 2020. PMID: 33109227 Free PMC article.
Somali communities globally have relatively high levels of mental illness, but low levels of mental health service use, with numerous barriers to care identified. ...Various ideas for improvements were discussed, including ideas to reduce sti
Somali communities globally have relatively high levels of mental illness, but low levels of mental health service use, …
Anthropological study on Chagas Disease: Sociocultural construction of illness and embodiment of health barriers in Bolivian migrants in Rome, Italy.
Castaldo M, Cavani A, Segneri MC, Costanzo G, Mirisola C, Marrone R. Castaldo M, et al. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 16;15(10):e0240831. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240831. eCollection 2020. PLoS One. 2020. PMID: 33064748 Free PMC article.
It is now spreading in Italy as a host country for transcontinental migrants and becoming an emerging health problem. This anthropological action-research, as part of a wider medical project on Neglected Tropical Diseases, has the purpose of analyzing the sociocultural con …
It is now spreading in Italy as a host country for transcontinental migrants and becoming an emerging health problem. This anthropolo …
'It is stigma that makes my work dangerous': experiences and consequences of disclosure, stigma and discrimination among sex workers in Western Australia.
McCausland K, Lobo R, Lazarou M, Hallett J, Bates J, Donovan B, Selvey LA. McCausland K, et al. Cult Health Sex. 2020 Oct 9:1-16. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2020.1825813. Online ahead of print. Cult Health Sex. 2020. PMID: 33034268
This was a major barrier to accessing health care and protective services and impacted negatively on their mental health and wellbeing. There is a need for policy change and support to shift society's perception of sex work to that …
This was a major barrier to accessing health care and protective services and impacted negatively on their me
Barriers to Psychosocial Services Use For Latina Versus Non-Latina White Breast Cancer Survivors.
Costas-Muñiz R, Garduño-Ortega O, Hunter-Hernández M, Morales J, Castro-Figueroa EM, Gany F. Costas-Muñiz R, et al. Am J Psychother. 2021 Mar 1;74(1):13-21. doi: 10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.20190036. Epub 2020 Oct 8. Am J Psychother. 2021. PMID: 33028079 Free PMC article.
Latinas were more likely to seek counseling from a spiritual leader, to report that there were no counselors who spoke their language and understood their values or background, and to report that mental health services were too expensive. CONCLUSIONS: It is c …
Latinas were more likely to seek counseling from a spiritual leader, to report that there were no counselors who spoke their language and un …
Secrecy Versus Disclosure: Women with Substance Use Disorders Share Experiences in Help Seeking During Pregnancy.
Paris R, Herriott AL, Maru M, Hacking SE, Sommer AR. Paris R, et al. Matern Child Health J. 2020 Nov;24(11):1396-1403. doi: 10.1007/s10995-020-03006-1. Epub 2020 Oct 6. Matern Child Health J. 2020. PMID: 33025236
Disclosure of substance misuse is one key factor in gaining access to specialized prenatal care; yet, barriers such as social stigma and internal shame and guilt lead many women to under-report any substance misuse during their pregnancy. ...CON …
Disclosure of substance misuse is one key factor in gaining access to specialized prenatal care; yet, barriers such as …
Help-Seeking Behaviors of Transition-Aged Youth for Mental Health Concerns: Qualitative Study.
Stunden C, Zasada J, VanHeerwaarden N, Hollenberg E, Abi-Jaoudé A, Chaim G, Cleverley K, Henderson J, Johnson A, Levinson A, Lo B, Robb J, Shi J, Voineskos A, Wiljer D. Stunden C, et al. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Oct 5;22(10):e18514. doi: 10.2196/18514. J Med Internet Res. 2020. PMID: 33016882 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Four main themes and subthemes regarding the process and experience of help-seeking were generated: (1) the influence of formal service providers (accessibility and experiences), (2) the influence of social factors (system navigation and stigma), (3) …
RESULTS: Four main themes and subthemes regarding the process and experience of help-seeking were generated: (1) the influence of formal ser …
Opportunities and challenges to integrating mental health into HIV programs in a low- and middle-income country: insights from the Nigeria implementation science Alliance.
Ezeanolue EE, Iheanacho T, Adedeji IA, Itanyi IU, Olakunde B, Patel D, Dakum P, Okonkwo P, Akinmurele T, Obiefune M, Khamofu H, Oyeledun B, Aina M, Eyo A, Oleribe O, Oko J, Olutola A, Gobir I, Aliyu MH, Aliyu G, Woelk G, Aarons G, Siberry G, Sturke R; Nigeria Implementation Science Alliance. Ezeanolue EE, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Sep 29;20(1):904. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05750-0. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020. PMID: 32993621 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: The two major theoretical themes from the study were - opportunities and challenges of integrating mental health treatment into HIV services. Three sub-themes emerged on opportunities: building on health care facilities for HIV servi
RESULTS: The two major theoretical themes from the study were - opportunities and challenges of integrating mental health trea …
Perception of service users and their caregivers on primary care-based mental health services: a qualitative study in Nepal.
Luitel NP, Jordans MJD, Subba P, Komproe IH. Luitel NP, et al. BMC Fam Pract. 2020 Sep 28;21(1):202. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01266-y. BMC Fam Pract. 2020. PMID: 32988367 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Integration of mental health services into primary health care systems has been advocated as a strategy to minimize the tremendous mental health treatment gap, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Barrie
BACKGROUND: Integration of mental health services into primary health care systems has been advocated as …
Mental health stigma among university health care students in Nigeria: a cross-sectional observational study.
Pederson AB, Burnett-Zeigler I, Fokuo JK, Wisner KL, Zumpf K, Oshodi Y. Pederson AB, et al. Pan Afr Med J. 2020 Sep 2;37:5. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2020.37.5.24898. eCollection 2020. Pan Afr Med J. 2020. PMID: 32983323 Free PMC article.
INTRODUCTION: stigma is a key barrier to access and utilization of mental health services, particularly in low- and middle- income countries. The authors explore the specific content of mental health stigma among Nige …
INTRODUCTION: stigma is a key barrier to access and utilization of mental health services, particu …
A Latent Class Analysis of Mental Health Beliefs Related to Military Sexual Trauma.
Hahn CK, Turchik J, Kimerling R. Hahn CK, et al. J Trauma Stress. 2021 Apr;34(2):394-404. doi: 10.1002/jts.22585. Epub 2020 Sep 23. J Trauma Stress. 2021. PMID: 32969098
Associations between class membership, mental health screenings, logistical barriers, difficulty accessing care, and unmet need for MST-related care were also examined. ...Brief cognitive and behavioral interventions, delivered in primary car
Associations between class membership, mental health screenings, logistical barriers, difficulty accessing care, …
Factors that Influence the Decision to Seek Help in a Police Population.
Burns C, Buchanan M. Burns C, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 21;17(18):6891. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186891. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 32967171 Free PMC article.
The findings encompass five main themes: the importance of systemic factors, access to information and education, quality and influence of relationships, individual characteristics, and organizational processes that will increase the likelihood of accessing mental
The findings encompass five main themes: the importance of systemic factors, access to information and education, quality and influen …
Understanding and Addressing the Treatment Gap in Mental Healthcare: Economic Perspectives and Evidence From China.
Qin X, Hsieh CR. Qin X, et al. Inquiry. 2020 Jan-Dec;57:46958020950566. doi: 10.1177/0046958020950566. Inquiry. 2020. PMID: 32964754 Free PMC article.
This paper investigates the potential causes of this treatment gap from the perspective of economics. Specifically, we hypothesize that people with mental illness face 4 major hurdles in obtaining appropriate healthcare, namely the high nonmonetary cost due to stigma
This paper investigates the potential causes of this treatment gap from the perspective of economics. Specifically, we hypothesize that peop …
Psychological trauma and access to primary healthcare for people from refugee and asylum-seeker backgrounds: a mixed methods systematic review.
Due C, Green E, Ziersch A. Due C, et al. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2020 Sep 11;14:71. doi: 10.1186/s13033-020-00404-4. eCollection 2020. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2020. PMID: 32944067 Free PMC article. Review.
BACKGROUND: Several reviews have found that psychological trauma affects access to health care services, including mental health care, in the general population. ...Key themes were that while general health care ac
BACKGROUND: Several reviews have found that psychological trauma affects access to health care services, includi …
A Systematic Review of Barriers Faced by Older Adults in Seeking and Accessing Mental Health Care.
Lavingia R, Jones K, Asghar-Ali AA. Lavingia R, et al. J Psychiatr Pract. 2020 Sep;26(5):367-382. doi: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000491. J Psychiatr Pract. 2020. PMID: 32936584
Large studies have primarily identified intrinsic barriers, including negative attitudes toward mental health care and lack of perceived need for treatment, as preventing older adults from seeking mental health care. ...Larger quan …
Large studies have primarily identified intrinsic barriers, including negative attitudes toward mental health care
Battling Stigma in Mental Health: The Power of Photovoice.
Jones MP, Wynn ST. Jones MP, et al. J Christ Nurs. 2020 Oct/Dec;37(4):228-231. doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000757. J Christ Nurs. 2020. PMID: 32898064
Stigma is consistently recognized as a major barrier in the recovery from mental illness (MI). In addition to stigma among the general population, the MI-related stigma among healthcare providers often creates critical obstacles to access
Stigma is consistently recognized as a major barrier in the recovery from mental illness (MI). In addition to stigma
Implementing Psychological Interventions Through Nonspecialist Providers and Telemedicine in High-Income Countries: Qualitative Study from a Multistakeholder Perspective.
Singla DR, Lemberg-Pelly S, Lawson A, Zahedi N, Thomas-Jacques T, Dennis CL. Singla DR, et al. JMIR Ment Health. 2020 Aug 27;7(8):e19271. doi: 10.2196/19271. JMIR Ment Health. 2020. PMID: 32852281 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Task sharing has been used worldwide to improve access to mental health care, where nonspecialist providers-individuals with no formal training in mental health-have been trained to effectively treat perinatal depressive and a …
BACKGROUND: Task sharing has been used worldwide to improve access to mental health care, where nonspecialist pr …
"Mental Health Is for Crazy People": Perceptions and Barriers to Mental Health Service Use among Refugees from Burma.
Kim W, Yalim AC, Kim I. Kim W, et al. Community Ment Health J. 2021 Jul;57(5):965-972. doi: 10.1007/s10597-020-00700-w. Epub 2020 Aug 25. Community Ment Health J. 2021. PMID: 32840690
Good mental health is essential to successful integration for refugee populations that resettle in the U.S. We explored perceptions of mental illnesses and barriers to mental health service use as well as solutions to current me
Good mental health is essential to successful integration for refugee populations that resettle in the U.S. We explored …
Quality of Psychoeducational Apps for Military Members With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Evaluation Utilizing the Mobile Application Rating Scale.
Jones C, O'Toole K, Jones K, Brémault-Phillips S. Jones C, et al. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2020 Aug 18;8(8):e19807. doi: 10.2196/19807. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2020. PMID: 32808937 Free PMC article.
Smartphone apps that provide psychoeducation may assist those with mTBI or PCS to overcome unique barriers that military personnel experience with stigma and access to health care resources. ...These may include factors such as the app platform, …
Smartphone apps that provide psychoeducation may assist those with mTBI or PCS to overcome unique barriers that military personnel ex …
A qualitative study exploring the barriers and facilitators of implementing a cardiovascular disease risk reducing intervention for people with severe mental illness into primary care contexts across England: the 'PRIMROSE' trial.
Hassan S, Heinkel S, Burton A, Blackburn R, McCloud T, Ross J, Osborn D, Walters K. Hassan S, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Aug 15;20(1):753. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05643-2. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020. PMID: 32799925 Free PMC article.
CONCLUSIONS: Future interventions for physical health in people with SMI could consider the following items to improve implementation: 1) training for practitioners in CVD risk prevention to increase practitioners knowledge of physical interventions 2) training in SMI to i …
CONCLUSIONS: Future interventions for physical health in people with SMI could consider the following items to improve implementation …
Behavioral Health Needs, Barriers, and Parent Preferences in Rural Pediatric Primary Care.
Fehr KK, Leraas BC, Littles MMD. Fehr KK, et al. J Pediatr Psychol. 2020 Sep 1;45(8):910-920. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa057. J Pediatr Psychol. 2020. PMID: 32766670
METHODS: One hundred eighteen parents completed questionnaires assessing demographics, child prior psychological treatment, child psychological symptoms, barriers to care, mental health stigma, and willingness to seek services across sett …
METHODS: One hundred eighteen parents completed questionnaires assessing demographics, child prior psychological treatment, child psychologi …
Stakeholder views of the practical and cultural barriers to epilepsy care in Uganda.
Sanchez N, Kajumba M, Kalyegira J, Sinha DD, Bobholz S, Gualtieri A, Chakraborty P, Onuoha E, Fuller AT, Teuwen DE, Haglund MM, Koltai DC. Sanchez N, et al. Epilepsy Behav. 2021 Jan;114(Pt B):107314. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107314. Epub 2020 Aug 3. Epilepsy Behav. 2021. PMID: 32758404
This study sought to elucidate the barriers to biomedical care for PWE as well as identify potential solutions to overcome these barriers from various stakeholder perspectives. ...For patients and families, beliefs about the cause of epilepsy often played a r …
This study sought to elucidate the barriers to biomedical care for PWE as well as identify potential solutions to overcome the …
What Could Influence Workers' Decisions to Disclose a Mental Illness at Work?
Dewa CS, Weeghel JV, Joosen MC, Brouwers EP. Dewa CS, et al. Int J Occup Environ Med. 2020 Jul;11(3):119-127. doi: 10.34172/ijoem.2020.1870. Int J Occup Environ Med. 2020. PMID: 32683424 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Stigma can be a barrier for workers experiencing a mental illness to access accommodations at work. ...They were asked if they would disclose their mental health issue to their manager. For what reasons would they disclose/not …
BACKGROUND: Stigma can be a barrier for workers experiencing a mental illness to access accommodations at work. …
Perceived barriers to access care, anticipated discrimination and structural vulnerability among African Americans with substance use disorders.
Jegede O, Muvvala S, Katehis E, Paul S, Soipe A, Jolayemi A. Jegede O, et al. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2021 Mar;67(2):136-143. doi: 10.1177/0020764020934512. Epub 2020 Jul 15. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 32666877
BACKGROUND: The application of the structural vulnerability construct in medicine addresses social structures as the source of health inequities. Evidence demonstrates structural vulnerability as the meta-problem that underlie health disparities faced by unde …
BACKGROUND: The application of the structural vulnerability construct in medicine addresses social structures as the source of hea
The Crying Clinic: Increasing accessibility to Infant Mental Health services for immigrant parents at risk for peripartum depression.
Bohr Y, Bimm M, Bint Misbah K, Perrier R, Lee Y, Armour L, Sockett-DiMarco N. Bohr Y, et al. Infant Ment Health J. 2021 Jan;42(1):140-156. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21879. Epub 2020 Jul 9. Infant Ment Health J. 2021. PMID: 32644229 Review.
In this paper, we report on a pilot initiative designed to reduce barriers and stigma related to the use of traditional infant mental health services for immigrant parents deemed at high risk of PPD. The Crying Clinic (CC) is an innovative walk- …
In this paper, we report on a pilot initiative designed to reduce barriers and stigma related to the use of traditional infant …
Disclosure, Social Support, and Mental Health are Modifiable Factors Affecting Engagement in Care of Perinatally-HIV Infected Adolescents: A Qualitative Dyadic Analysis.
Zanoni BC, Archary M, Subramony T, Sibaya T, Psaros C, Haberer JE. Zanoni BC, et al. AIDS Behav. 2021 Jan;25(1):237-248. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-02968-1. AIDS Behav. 2021. PMID: 32638220
Based on dyadic, inductive content analysis, findings suggest that HIV status disclosure, social support, and mental health are targets for improvement in engagement in care. ...Adherence support improved by having a biological mother as a direct super …
Based on dyadic, inductive content analysis, findings suggest that HIV status disclosure, social support, and mental health
Barriers in access to dementia care in minority ethnic groups in Denmark: a qualitative study.
Nielsen TR, Nielsen DS, Waldemar G. Nielsen TR, et al. Aging Ment Health. 2021 Aug;25(8):1424-1432. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1787336. Epub 2020 Jul 3. Aging Ment Health. 2021. PMID: 32619352
OBJECTIVES: To explore barriers in access to dementia care in Turkish, Pakistani and Arabic speaking minority ethnic groups in Denmark. ...RESULTS: A total of 21 individual- and 6 group interviews were conducted, including a total of 35 participants. On the s …
OBJECTIVES: To explore barriers in access to dementia care in Turkish, Pakistani and Arabic speaking minority ethnic gr …
Duties toward Patients with Psychiatric Illness.
Conrad RC, Baum ML, Shah SB, Levy-Carrick NC, Biswas J, Schmelzer NA, Silbersweig D. Conrad RC, et al. Hastings Cent Rep. 2020 May;50(3):67-69. doi: 10.1002/hast.1139. Hastings Cent Rep. 2020. PMID: 32596900 Free PMC article.
Patients with psychiatric illness often suffer from the stigma of mental illness and receive poor medical care. Many patients with severe and persistent mental illness face additional barriers, including poverty, marginal housing, and food insec …
Patients with psychiatric illness often suffer from the stigma of mental illness and receive poor medical care. Many pa …
Access to and use of health and social services among people who inject drugs in two urban areas of Mozambique, 2014: qualitative results from a formative assessment.
Dengo-Baloi L, Boothe M, Semá Baltazar C, Sathane I, Langa DC, Condula M, Ricardo H, Inguane C, Teodoro E, Gouveia L, Raymond HF, Horth R. Dengo-Baloi L, et al. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 22;20(1):975. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09068-8. BMC Public Health. 2020. PMID: 32571365 Free PMC article.
Barriers to access and utilization of health and social services include distance, the limited availability of programs for PWID, lack of knowledge of the few programs that exist, concerns about the quality of care provided by health
Barriers to access and utilization of health and social services include distance, the limited availabili
Supporting perinatal anxiety in the digital age; a qualitative exploration of stressors and support strategies.
Harrison V, Moore D, Lazard L. Harrison V, et al. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020 Jun 17;20(1):363. doi: 10.1186/s12884-020-02990-0. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020. PMID: 32546131 Free PMC article.
The Internet offers a potentially scalable solution to improve access to support, however a dearth of research in this area means that work is needed to better understand women's experience of PNA, so that potential targets for intervention can be identified and pos …
The Internet offers a potentially scalable solution to improve access to support, however a dearth of research in this area means tha …
Barriers to accepting mental health care in cancer patients with depression.
Niazi S, Vargas E, Spaulding A, Gustetic E, Ford N, Paly D, Tatum K, Clark MM, Rummans T. Niazi S, et al. Soc Work Health Care. 2020 Jul;59(6):351-364. doi: 10.1080/00981389.2020.1769248. Epub 2020 Jun 14. Soc Work Health Care. 2020. PMID: 32536332
This study aimed to determine barriers to accepting mental health care among depressed cancer patients. Cancer patients who screened positive for depression were referred for mental health treatment and sent a validated questionnaire desi …
This study aimed to determine barriers to accepting mental health care among depressed cancer patients. Cancer p …
What are the barriers, facilitators and interventions targeting help-seeking behaviours for common mental health problems in adolescents? A systematic review.
Aguirre Velasco A, Cruz ISS, Billings J, Jimenez M, Rowe S. Aguirre Velasco A, et al. BMC Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 11;20(1):293. doi: 10.1186/s12888-020-02659-0. BMC Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 32527236 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Ninety studies meet the inclusion criteria for this review for barrier and facilitators (n = 54) and interventions (n = 36). Stigma and negative beliefs towards mental health services and professionals were the most cited barriers
RESULTS: Ninety studies meet the inclusion criteria for this review for barrier and facilitators (n = 54) and interventions (n = 36). …
Reducing barriers to post-9/11 veterans' use of programs and services as they transition to civilian life.
Morgan NR, Aronson KR, Perkins DF, Bleser JA, Davenport K, Vogt D, Copeland LA, Finley EP, Gilman CL. Morgan NR, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Jun 10;20(1):525. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05320-4. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020. PMID: 32522186 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Of 9566 veterans who participated in Wave 1 data collection, 84% reported using a program that offered at least one barrier reduction component. Barrier reduction components included tangible supports (e.g., scholarships, cash), increased access to p …
RESULTS: Of 9566 veterans who participated in Wave 1 data collection, 84% reported using a program that offered at least one barrier
Health care professionals' perspectives on barriers to treatment seeking for formal health services among orphan children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS and mental distress in a rural district in central, Uganda.
Mugisha J, Kinyanda E, Osafo J, Nalukenge W, Knizek BL. Mugisha J, et al. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2020 Jun 3;14:26. doi: 10.1186/s13034-020-00332-8. eCollection 2020. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2020. PMID: 32518588 Free PMC article.
AIM: To explore health professionals' perspectives on barriers to treatment seeking for formal health services among orphan children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS and mental distress in Masaka, Uganda. ...Public health interventions shoul …
AIM: To explore health professionals' perspectives on barriers to treatment seeking for formal health services a …
Adolescent mothers: A qualitative study on barriers and facilitators to mental health in a low-resource setting in Cape Town, South Africa.
Field S, Abrahams Z, Honikman S. Field S, et al. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2020 May 28;12(1):e1-e9. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2279. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2020. PMID: 32501029 Free PMC article.
A framework analysis was employed for data analysis. RESULTS: Adolescents perceived considerable stigma around both teenage pregnancy and mental illness, which inhibited use of mental health services. ...Face-to-face individual counselling was t …
A framework analysis was employed for data analysis. RESULTS: Adolescents perceived considerable stigma around both teenage pregnancy …
Assessment of mental health needs and barriers to care in students enrolled in doctor of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences programs.
Liu I, Buige A, Bulfin MP, Osae L, Wingo B, Frick A, Harris SC. Liu I, et al. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2020 Jun;12(6):641-647. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2020.01.025. Epub 2020 May 8. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2020. PMID: 32482265
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study is to identify doctor of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences students' perceived barriers to mental health care and interest in mental health interventions and to assess student attitudes and perce …
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study is to identify doctor of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences students' perceived barriers to …
Barriers to access to mental health services among Colombia outpatients.
Campo-Arias A, Ceballos-Ospino GA, Herazo E. Campo-Arias A, et al. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2020 Sep;66(6):600-606. doi: 10.1177/0020764020925105. Epub 2020 May 28. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 32466709
Men reported major instrumental barriers more frequently than women (OR = 2.8, 95% CI 1.3-5.8). CONCLUSION: The major attitudinal, related to stigma-discrimination and instrumental barriers to access frequently delay a consultation with mental
Men reported major instrumental barriers more frequently than women (OR = 2.8, 95% CI 1.3-5.8). CONCLUSION: The major attitudinal, re …
The intersectional jeopardy of disability, gender and sexual and reproductive health: experiences and recommendations of women and men with disabilities in Northern Uganda.
Mac-Seing M, Zinszer K, Eryong B, Ajok E, Ferlatte O, Zarowsky C. Mac-Seing M, et al. Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2020 Dec;28(2):1772654. doi: 10.1080/26410397.2020.1772654. Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2020. PMID: 32449504 Free PMC article.
The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals committed to "Leave No One Behind" regardless of social identity. While access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services has improved globally, people with disabilities continue to face enormous barriers
The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals committed to "Leave No One Behind" regardless of social identity. While access to sexua …
Community stakeholders' perspectives on youth mental health in India: Problems, challenges and recommendations.
Dhandapani VR, Chandrasekaran S, Singh S, Sood M, Chadda RK, Shah J, Iyer S, Meyer C, Mohan M, Birchwood M, Madan J, Currie G, Ramachandran P, Rangaswamy T, Singh SP. Dhandapani VR, et al. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2021 Jun;15(3):716-722. doi: 10.1111/eip.12984. Epub 2020 May 21. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 32436369
Stigma and lack of awareness were identified as the most important challenges acting as barriers to seeking mental health help by youth. ...CONCLUSION: Initial findings suggest that prioritizing youth mental health programmes in India wou
Stigma and lack of awareness were identified as the most important challenges acting as barriers to seeking mental h
Attitudes and perceived barriers to mental healthcare in the People's Liberation Army Navy: study from a navy base.
Gu RP, Liu XR, Ye XF. Gu RP, et al. BMJ Mil Health. 2020 May 18:jramc-2019-001396. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2019-001396. Online ahead of print. BMJ Mil Health. 2020. PMID: 32430460
CONCLUSIONS: Extensive efforts to decrease organisational barriers and stigma towards mental healthcare should be a priority for researchers and policymakers to improve the usage of mental health services. Psychoeducation aimed at de-stig …
CONCLUSIONS: Extensive efforts to decrease organisational barriers and stigma towards mental healthcare should be a pri …
"Everybody living with a chronic disease is entitled to be cured": Challenges and opportunities in scaling up access to direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C virus treatment among people who inject drugs.
Goodyear T, Ti L, Carrieri P, Small W, Knight R. Goodyear T, et al. Int J Drug Policy. 2020 Jul;81:102766. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102766. Epub 2020 May 13. Int J Drug Policy. 2020. PMID: 32416525
However, people who inject drugs (PWID), a population with disproportionately high rates of HCV, often experience significant social and structural barriers to care, including when seeking treatment and care for blood-borne viruses. ...Participants als …
However, people who inject drugs (PWID), a population with disproportionately high rates of HCV, often experience significant social
Stigma and utilization of treatment for adolescent perinatal depression in Ibadan Nigeria.
Kola L, Bennett IM, Bhat A, Ayinde OO, Oladeji BD, Abiona D, Abdumalik J, Faregh N, Collins PY, Gureje O. Kola L, et al. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020 May 14;20(1):294. doi: 10.1186/s12884-020-02970-4. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020. PMID: 32410586 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
Significant stigma and negative stereotypes expressed by care providers towards adolescent pregnancy and perinatal depression were obstacles to care. ...Interventions to reduce stigma among healthcare providers may improve services for this vuln …
Significant stigma and negative stereotypes expressed by care providers towards adolescent pregnancy and perinatal depression …
Mental distress, perceived need, and barriers to receive professional mental health care among university students in Ethiopia.
Negash A, Khan MA, Medhin G, Wondimagegn D, Araya M. Negash A, et al. BMC Psychiatry. 2020 Apr 25;20(1):187. doi: 10.1186/s12888-020-02602-3. BMC Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 32334569 Free PMC article.
The perceived need for professional mental health care was assessed using a single 'yes or no' response item and barriers to mental health care were assessed using Barriers to Access to Care Evaluation (BACE-30 …
The perceived need for professional mental health care was assessed using a single 'yes or no' response item and bar
"I'm doing this test so I can benefit from PrEP": exploring HIV testing barriers/facilitators and implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis among South African adolescents.
Yoshioka E, Giovenco D, Kuo C, Underhill K, Hoare J, Operario D. Yoshioka E, et al. Afr J AIDS Res. 2020 Jul;19(2):101-108. doi: 10.2989/16085906.2020.1743726. Epub 2020 Apr 24. Afr J AIDS Res. 2020. PMID: 32326813 Free PMC article.
In South Africa, adolescents are a key population in the HIV epidemic that can benefit from increased access to oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). HIV testing is an integral component of the PrEP care continuum but adolescents in South Africa have generally low H …
In South Africa, adolescents are a key population in the HIV epidemic that can benefit from increased access to oral pre-exposure pro …
Strengthening mental health systems in Zambia.
Munakampe MN. Munakampe MN. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2020 Apr 16;14:28. doi: 10.1186/s13033-020-00360-z. eCollection 2020. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2020. PMID: 32322298 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Studies in mental health care for low resource settings indicate that providing services at primary care level would significantly improve provision and utilisation of mental health services. ...CONCLUSIONS: Stre …
BACKGROUND: Studies in mental health care for low resource settings indicate that providing services at primary …
Primary Care Initiated Gender-Affirming Therapy for Gender Dysphoria: A Review of Evidence Based Guidelines.
Chen S, Loshak H. Chen S, et al. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2020 Apr 21. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2020 Apr 21. PMID: 33112530 Free Books & Documents. Review.
Historically, medical care for transgender people has been provided in highly specialized gender centers, where mental health professionals, endocrinologists or other specialists carried out appropriate assessment and subsequent treatment if necessary. These …
Historically, medical care for transgender people has been provided in highly specialized gender centers, where mental heal
Access to care barriers for patients with Bipolar disorder in the United States.
Crusey A, Schuller KA, Trace J. Crusey A, et al. J Healthc Qual Res. 2020 May-Jun;35(3):167-172. doi: 10.1016/j.jhqr.2020.03.001. Epub 2020 Apr 15. J Healthc Qual Res. 2020. PMID: 32305373
PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to inform the medical community and health policymakers of the causes and comorbidities associated with BPD; stigma, acceptance of insurance, shortage of providers and costs as barriers to access care; and t …
PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to inform the medical community and health policymakers of the causes and comorbidities associa …
Key Barriers to the Provision and Utilization of Mental Health Services in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Scope Study.
Sarikhani Y, Bastani P, Rafiee M, Kavosi Z, Ravangard R. Sarikhani Y, et al. Community Ment Health J. 2021 Jul;57(5):836-852. doi: 10.1007/s10597-020-00619-2. Epub 2020 Apr 13. Community Ment Health J. 2021. PMID: 32285371 Review.
Inadequate attention has been given to the provision of mental health (MH) services especially in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). ...Equitable access to MH services in LMICs is influenced by many barriers in both provision and ut …
Inadequate attention has been given to the provision of mental health (MH) services especially in low-and middle-income …
"Playing the system": Structural factors potentiating mental health stigma, challenging awareness, and creating barriers to care for Canadian public safety personnel.
Ricciardelli R, Carleton RN, Mooney T, Cramm H. Ricciardelli R, et al. Health (London). 2020 May;24(3):259-278. doi: 10.1177/1363459318800167. Epub 2018 Sep 16. Health (London). 2020. PMID: 32283964
Public safety personnel barriers to care-seeking include the stigma associated with mental disorders and frequent reports of insufficient access to care. ...Our results indicated that systematic processes may have (1) shaped public safety …
Public safety personnel barriers to care-seeking include the stigma associated with mental disorders and frequen …
Electroconvulsive Therapy in Pregnancy: Safety, Best Practices, and Barriers to Care.
Rose S, Dotters-Katz SK, Kuller JA. Rose S, et al. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2020 Mar;75(3):199-203. doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000763. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2020. PMID: 32232498 Review.
RESULTS: Electroconvulsive therapy may be underutilized due to stigma and lack of access for these women. Rates of ECT use in pregnancy are difficult to determine. ...
RESULTS: Electroconvulsive therapy may be underutilized due to stigma and lack of access for these women. Rates of ECT use in …
A community-based system dynamics approach for understanding factors affecting mental Health and Health seeking behaviors in Beirut and Beqaa regions of Lebanon.
Noubani A, Diaconu K, Ghandour L, El Koussa M, Loffreda G, Saleh S. Noubani A, et al. Global Health. 2020 Mar 30;16(1):28. doi: 10.1186/s12992-020-00556-5. Global Health. 2020. PMID: 32228648 Free PMC article.
This study aims to determine how Lebanese host and Syrian refugee communities perceive mental health, and identify health seeking behaviors and barriers to health access in two contrasting contexts of fragility. ...Recurrent themes in dis …
This study aims to determine how Lebanese host and Syrian refugee communities perceive mental health, and identify health
Healthcare Clinician and Staff Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Ideal Sexual Health Care to High-Risk Depressed Young Women: A Qualitative Study of Diverse Clinic Systems.
Katz-Wise SL, Gordon AR, Burke PJ, Jonestrask C, Shrier LA. Katz-Wise SL, et al. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020 Aug;33(4):363-371. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.02.012. Epub 2020 Mar 5. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020. PMID: 32145377
STUDY OBJECTIVE: This study identified clinician and clinic staff perspectives on facilitators and barriers to providing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care to depressed young women, a population at increased risk for adverse SRH outcomes. ...RESULTS: T …
STUDY OBJECTIVE: This study identified clinician and clinic staff perspectives on facilitators and barriers to providing sexual and r …
The Efficacy of PowerPoint-based CBT Delivered Through Email: Breaking the Barriers to Treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
Alavi N, Hirji A. Alavi N, et al. J Psychiatr Pract. 2020 Mar;26(2):89-100. doi: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000455. J Psychiatr Pract. 2020. PMID: 32134882
OBJECTIVE: A lack of resources and cultural stigma associated with mental health treatment necessitate the development of innovative and economical individualized treatments. ...CONCLUSIONS: Delivery of PowerPoint e-CBT modules via email was found to be a via …
OBJECTIVE: A lack of resources and cultural stigma associated with mental health treatment necessitate the development …
Parent perspectives on children and young people's mental health services in Victoria - What's wrong and how to fix it: A multi-site qualitative study.
Hiscock H, Connolly AS, Dunlop K, Perera P, O'Loughlin R, Brown SJ, Krieser DM, West A, Chapman P, Lawford R, Cheek JA. Hiscock H, et al. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Jul;56(7):1114-1120. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14835. Epub 2020 Feb 26. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020. PMID: 32100422
AIM: The number of children and young people presenting to emergency departments (EDs) with anxiety and depression is increasing. We aimed to determine parent perspectives on: (i) barriers to accessing non-ED mental health services; and (ii) improving …
AIM: The number of children and young people presenting to emergency departments (EDs) with anxiety and depression is increasing. We aimed t …
Exploring the Acceptability of The Together Webinar Programme for Military Partners: A Qualitative Study.
Hendrikx LJ, Murphy D. Hendrikx LJ, et al. Telemed J E Health. 2020 Dec;26(12):1475-1482. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2019.0309. Epub 2020 Feb 19. Telemed J E Health. 2020. PMID: 32074478
Yet, evidence suggests that participants report an array of barriers that prevent them from seeking and engaging with mental health support. ...Introduction: The Together Webinar Programme (TTP-Webinar) was developed to increase the accessibility of …
Yet, evidence suggests that participants report an array of barriers that prevent them from seeking and engaging with mental
Mental health and psychosocial support services in primary health care in Nepal: perceived facilitating factors, barriers and strategies for improvement.
Upadhaya N, Regmi U, Gurung D, Luitel NP, Petersen I, Jordans MJD, Komproe IH. Upadhaya N, et al. BMC Psychiatry. 2020 Feb 13;20(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12888-020-2476-x. BMC Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 32054462 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: The barriers and facilitating factors for integrating mental health into primary health care have been well documented in the literature, but little is known about the perspectives of primary health care workers (who pr …
BACKGROUND: The barriers and facilitating factors for integrating mental health into primary health care
Challenges and Opportunities to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Underserved and Disenfranchised Populations in the United States.
Mongelli F, Georgakopoulos P, Pato MT. Mongelli F, et al. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2020 Jan;18(1):16-24. doi: 10.1176/appi.focus.20190028. Epub 2020 Jan 24. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2020. PMID: 32047393 Free PMC article.
This article investigates the gap in access to and quality of mental health care in the United States. ...The article provides examples of effective interventions that researchers worldwide have already implemented to address the gap of mental
This article investigates the gap in access to and quality of mental health care in the United States. ...The ar …
Utilization of Mental Health Services Among Older Chinese Immigrants in New York City.
Chao YY, Seo JY, Katigbak C, Chang YP. Chao YY, et al. Community Ment Health J. 2020 Oct;56(7):1331-1343. doi: 10.1007/s10597-020-00570-2. Epub 2020 Feb 5. Community Ment Health J. 2020. PMID: 32026216
Andersen's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use informed an examination of predictors of mental health services utilization, and semi-structured individual interviews were conducted to illuminate these findings. ...Factors influencing …
Andersen's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use informed an examination of predictors of mental health
Immigrant Mothers' Perspectives of Barriers and Facilitators in Accessing Mental Health Care for Their Children.
Tulli M, Salami B, Begashaw L, Meherali S, Yohani S, Hegadoren K. Tulli M, et al. J Transcult Nurs. 2020 Nov;31(6):598-605. doi: 10.1177/1043659620902812. Epub 2020 Feb 4. J Transcult Nurs. 2020. PMID: 32013750
To fill this gap, this study explored immigrant and refugee mothers' perceptions of barriers and facilitators for mental health care for their children in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ...Facilitators included schools offering services, personal le …
To fill this gap, this study explored immigrant and refugee mothers' perceptions of barriers and facilitators for mental he
From silos to buckets: a qualitative study of how sexual health clinics address their clients' mental health needs.
Black S, Salway T, Dove N, Shoveller J, Gilbert M. Black S, et al. Can J Public Health. 2020 Apr;111(2):220-228. doi: 10.17269/s41997-019-00273-6. Epub 2020 Jan 31. Can J Public Health. 2020. PMID: 32006256 Free PMC article.
Mental health stigma was an additional provider-perceived barrier for sexual health clinic clients. ...Providers prioritized specific short-term (referral-focused) and long-term (healthcare re-organization, co-location of sexual and MHSU serv
Mental health stigma was an additional provider-perceived barrier for sexual health clinic clients. ...Pr
Migrant Parents of Adolescents With School Refusal: A Qualitative Study of Parental Distress and Cultural Barriers in Access to Care.
Rosenthal L, Moro MR, Benoit L. Rosenthal L, et al. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 9;10:942. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00942. eCollection 2019. Front Psychiatry. 2020. PMID: 31998159 Free PMC article.
Method: This qualitative study is based on interviews of 11 parents of teenagers diagnosed with school refusal at three adolescent outpatient mental health units in Paris and its suburbs. Interpretative phenomenological analysis was used for the thematic investigati …
Method: This qualitative study is based on interviews of 11 parents of teenagers diagnosed with school refusal at three adolescent outpatien …
Utilization of LGBT-Specific clinics and providers across three cohorts of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people in the United States.
Martos AJ, Fingerhut A, Wilson PA, Meyer IH. Martos AJ, et al. SSM Popul Health. 2019 Oct 22;9:100505. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100505. eCollection 2019 Dec. SSM Popul Health. 2019. PMID: 31993490 Free PMC article.
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people navigate issues of stigma, discrimination, structural barriers, and a history of medical mistrust when seeking healthcare services. ...Gender, sexual identity, income, proximity to LGBT community health centers, …
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people navigate issues of stigma, discrimination, structural barriers, and a history of medic …
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression in Minority Women.
Gennaro S, OʼConnor C, McKay EA, Gibeau A, Aviles M, Hoying J, Melnyk BM. Gennaro S, et al. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2020 May/Jun;45(3):138-144. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000611. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2020. PMID: 31977497 Free PMC article.
Because depression and anxiety influence maternal and infant outcomes, intervening to improve perinatal mental health should be a priority for all healthcare providers. However, in the United States, a number of barriers including lack of mental hea
Because depression and anxiety influence maternal and infant outcomes, intervening to improve perinatal mental health should b …
Language and beliefs in relation to noma: a qualitative study, northwest Nigeria.
Farley E, Lenglet A, Abubakar A, Bil K, Fotso A, Oluyide B, Tirima S, Mehta U, Stringer B. Farley E, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Jan 23;14(1):e0007972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007972. eCollection 2020 Jan. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020. PMID: 31971944 Free PMC article.
Patient caretakers mentioned that barriers to care included a lack of knowledge regarding this medical condition, as well as a lack of trust in seeking medical care. Participants in our study spoke of the mental health strain the disease placed …
Patient caretakers mentioned that barriers to care included a lack of knowledge regarding this medical condition, as well as a …
Why do children and adolescents (not) seek and access professional help for their mental health problems? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies.
Radez J, Reardon T, Creswell C, Lawrence PJ, Evdoka-Burton G, Waite P. Radez J, et al. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2021 Feb;30(2):183-211. doi: 10.1007/s00787-019-01469-4. Epub 2020 Jan 21. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2021. PMID: 31965309 Free PMC article.
The fourth theme related to systemic and structural barriers and facilitators (58%), such as financial costs associated with mental health services, logistical barriers, and the availability of professional help. The findings highlight the compl …
The fourth theme related to systemic and structural barriers and facilitators (58%), such as financial costs associated with menta
A Qualitative Investigation of Engagement in Mental Health Services Among Black and Hispanic LGB Young Adults.
Moore KL, Lopez L, Camacho D, Munson MR. Moore KL, et al. Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Jun 1;71(6):555-561. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900399. Epub 2020 Jan 21. Psychiatr Serv. 2020. PMID: 31960774 Free PMC article.
OBJECTIVE: Little attention has been paid to engagement in mental health services among racially and ethnically diverse youths who identify as a sexual minority, despite research indicating that they face significant mental health disparities. . …
OBJECTIVE: Little attention has been paid to engagement in mental health services among racially and ethnically diverse …
Supporting family engagement with child and adolescent mental health services: A scoping review.
Waid J, Kelly M. Waid J, et al. Health Soc Care Community. 2020 Sep;28(5):1333-1342. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12947. Epub 2020 Jan 17. Health Soc Care Community. 2020. PMID: 31951087 Review.
Multiple barriers inhibit timely access to treatment, and interventions to resolve barriers to care are not common among health and social care organisations. ...To support family engagement with child and adolescent mental
Multiple barriers inhibit timely access to treatment, and interventions to resolve barriers to care are not comm …
Routine identification of patients with disabilities in primary care: A mixed-methods study.
Pinto AD, Shenfeld E, Lattanzio R, Aratangy T, Wang R, Nisenbaum R, Kiran T. Pinto AD, et al. Disabil Health J. 2020 Apr;13(2):100872. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2019.100872. Epub 2019 Nov 26. Disabil Health J. 2020. PMID: 31941610
BACKGROUND: People with disabilities experience barriers to receiving healthcare and often have worse health outcomes, but data on disability is rarely routinely collected in a standardized way. ...CONCLUSIONS: Directly asking patients whether they have a disability …
BACKGROUND: People with disabilities experience barriers to receiving healthcare and often have worse health outcomes, but dat …
Mental Illness Public Stigma and Generational Differences Among Vietnamese Americans.
Do M, McCleary J, Nguyen D, Winfrey K. Do M, et al. Community Ment Health J. 2020 Jul;56(5):839-853. doi: 10.1007/s10597-019-00545-y. Epub 2020 Jan 9. Community Ment Health J. 2020. PMID: 31919658 Free PMC article.
Public stigma is one barrier to accessing behavioral health care among Vietnamese Americans. ...Findings underline several key cultural and generational factors that intersect to affect perceptions, beliefs, and stigma about mental hea
Public stigma is one barrier to accessing behavioral health care among Vietnamese Americans. ...Findings underli …
Perceptions of mental health and perceived barriers to mental health help-seeking amongst refugees: A systematic review.
Byrow Y, Pajak R, Specker P, Nickerson A. Byrow Y, et al. Clin Psychol Rev. 2020 Feb;75:101812. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2019.101812. Epub 2019 Dec 24. Clin Psychol Rev. 2020. PMID: 31901882
This review synthesises literature examining perceptions of mental health and barriers to mental health help-seeking in individuals from a refugee background. ...Data extraction and thematic analytic techniques were used to synthesise findings f …
This review synthesises literature examining perceptions of mental health and barriers to mental health h …
Women in refuge: Syrian women voicing health sequelae due to war traumatic experiences and displacement challenges.
Rizkalla N, Arafa R, Mallat NK, Soudi L, Adi S, Segal SP. Rizkalla N, et al. J Psychosom Res. 2020 Feb;129:109909. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2019.109909. Epub 2019 Dec 24. J Psychosom Res. 2020. PMID: 31901581
Narratives of women also included sequelae to their physical and mental health due to such stressors. Barriers to obtaining physical and mental health services are discussed, including inadequate medical treatment, lack of mental
Narratives of women also included sequelae to their physical and mental health due to such stressors. Barriers to obtai …
"We're Afraid to Say Suicide": Stigma as a Barrier to Implementing a Community-Based Suicide Prevention Program for Rural Veterans.
Monteith LL, Smith NB, Holliday R, Dorsey Holliman BA, LoFaro CT, Mohatt NV. Monteith LL, et al. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2020 May;208(5):371-376. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000001139. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2020. PMID: 31895224
Suicide is a significant public health concern for veterans residing in rural communities. Although various initiatives have been implemented to prevent suicide among veterans, efforts specific to rural veterans remain limited. To aid such efforts, we examined stigma
Suicide is a significant public health concern for veterans residing in rural communities. Although various initiatives have been imp …
Common trust and personal safety issues: A systematic review on the acceptability of health and social interventions for persons with lived experience of homelessness.
Magwood O, Leki VY, Kpade V, Saad A, Alkhateeb Q, Gebremeskel A, Rehman A, Hannigan T, Pinto N, Sun AH, Kendall C, Kozloff N, Tweed EJ, Ponka D, Pottie K. Magwood O, et al. PLoS One. 2019 Dec 30;14(12):e0226306. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226306. eCollection 2019. PLoS One. 2019. PMID: 31887152 Free PMC article.
We carried out a systematic review to understand the factors that influence the acceptability of social and health interventions among persons with lived experience of homelessness. ...Lived experience of homelessness influenced attitudes toward health and …
We carried out a systematic review to understand the factors that influence the acceptability of social and health interventio …
Perceived need, barriers to and facilitators of mental health care among HIV-infected PWID in Hanoi, Vietnam: a qualitative study.
Nguyen MX, Go VF, Bui QX, Gaynes BN, Pence BW. Nguyen MX, et al. Harm Reduct J. 2019 Dec 26;16(1):74. doi: 10.1186/s12954-019-0349-8. Harm Reduct J. 2019. PMID: 31878934 Free PMC article.
Perceived social, physical, and economical barriers included stigma towards HIV, injection drug use, and mental illnesses; lack of awareness around mental health issues; lack of human resources, facilities and information on mental
Perceived social, physical, and economical barriers included stigma towards HIV, injection drug use, and mental
Examining the initial usability, acceptability and feasibility of a digital mental health intervention for college students in India.
Kanuri N, Arora P, Talluru S, Colaco B, Dutta R, Rawat A, Taylor BC, Manjula M, Newman MG. Kanuri N, et al. Int J Psychol. 2020 Aug;55(4):657-673. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12640. Epub 2019 Dec 22. Int J Psychol. 2020. PMID: 31867730 Free PMC article.
Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is prevalent among college students in India; however, barriers like stigma, treatment accessibility and cost prevent engagement in treatment. Web- and mobile-based, or digital, mental health interventions have …
Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is prevalent among college students in India; however, barriers like stigma, treatment a
Engagement and Retention in HIV Care for Transgender Women: Perspectives of Medical and Social Service Providers in New York City.
Bockting W, MacCrate C, Israel H, Mantell JE, Remien RH. Bockting W, et al. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2020 Jan;34(1):16-26. doi: 10.1089/apc.2019.0067. Epub 2019 Dec 17. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2020. PMID: 31846348 Free PMC article.
Health care and social service providers, in addition to consumers, have experiences that can elucidate barriers and facilitators to care and inform interventions. ...At the individual level, barriers included conflicts between HIV- and t
Health care and social service providers, in addition to consumers, have experiences that can elucidate barriers
Reducing the Treatment Gap for LGBT Mental Health Needs: the Potential of Telepsychiatry.
Whaibeh E, Mahmoud H, Vogt EL. Whaibeh E, et al. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2020 Jul;47(3):424-431. doi: 10.1007/s11414-019-09677-1. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2020. PMID: 31845073
The high prevalence of psychiatric conditions and the concomitant increase in need for mental illness have posed a challenge across the USA. Patients continue to encounter many barriers to accessing care with only 43% receiving treatment. ...Telepsychiatry ha …
The high prevalence of psychiatric conditions and the concomitant increase in need for mental illness have posed a challenge across t …
An ethical analysis of medication treatment for opioid use disorder (MOUD) for persons who are incarcerated.
Brezel ER, Powell T, Fox AD. Brezel ER, et al. Subst Abus. 2020;41(2):150-154. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1695706. Epub 2019 Dec 4. Subst Abus. 2020. PMID: 31800376
Medication treatment for opioid use disorder (MOUD), methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone, is widely used to treat OUD in the community. Despite MOUD's well-documented effectiveness in improving health and social outcomes, its use in American jails and pr …
Medication treatment for opioid use disorder (MOUD), methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone, is widely used to treat OUD in the community. …
Mental health and structural harm: a qualitative study of sexual minority men's experiences of mental healthcare in Toronto, Canada.
Gaspar M, Marshall Z, Rodrigues R, Adam BD, Brennan DJ, Hart TA, Grace D. Gaspar M, et al. Cult Health Sex. 2021 Jan;23(1):98-114. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2019.1692074. Epub 2019 Dec 3. Cult Health Sex. 2021. PMID: 31794349
Compared to the general population, sexual minority men report poorer mental health outcomes and higher mental healthcare utilisation. However, they also report more unmet mental health needs. ...Many participants struggled to access m
Compared to the general population, sexual minority men report poorer mental health outcomes and higher mental healthca …
Perceived stigma and barriers to care in UK Armed Forces personnel and veterans with and without probable mental disorders.
Williamson V, Greenberg N, Stevelink SAM. Williamson V, et al. BMC Psychol. 2019 Nov 27;7(1):75. doi: 10.1186/s40359-019-0351-7. BMC Psychol. 2019. PMID: 31775853 Free PMC article.
Moreover, perceptions of stigma and barriers to care can vary between individuals with different psychiatric disorders. The aim of this study was to examine whether perceptions of stigma and barriers to care differed in a UK military samp …
Moreover, perceptions of stigma and barriers to care can vary between individuals with different psychiatric disorders. …
"If you don't ask you don't tell": Refugee women's perspectives on perinatal mental health screening.
Willey SM, Blackmore RP, Gibson-Helm ME, Ali R, Boyd LM, McBride J, Boyle JA. Willey SM, et al. Women Birth. 2020 Sep;33(5):e429-e437. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2019.10.003. Epub 2019 Nov 20. Women Birth. 2020. PMID: 31759865
Many difficulties in accessing mental health care in pregnancy exist for women of refugee background including stigma, and cultural and language barriers. ...Data were analysed using both an inductive and deductive approach to thematic analysis. …
Many difficulties in accessing mental health care in pregnancy exist for women of refugee background including stigm
Barriers to care among people with schizophrenia attending a tertiary psychiatric hospital in Nigeria.
James BO, Thomas FI, Seb-Akahomen OJ, Igbinomwanhia NG, Inogbo CF, Thornicroft G. James BO, et al. S Afr J Psychiatr. 2019 Oct 21;25:1392. doi: 10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v25i0.1392. eCollection 2019. S Afr J Psychiatr. 2019. PMID: 31745440 Free PMC article.
METHODS: A cross-sectional study of a dyad of persons with schizophrenia and caregivers (n = 161) attending outpatient services at a neuro-psychiatric hospital in Nigeria. Stigma- and non-stigma-related barriers were assessed using the 30-item Barri
METHODS: A cross-sectional study of a dyad of persons with schizophrenia and caregivers (n = 161) attending outpatient services at a …