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Study Of Consumer Attitudes Towards Psychopharmacological And Psychological Treatments For Mental Health Occurrences

Gage Stermensky II, M.A., & Peter Jaberg, Ph.D. The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute Abstract: Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify consumer knowledge and beliefs towards medical and mental health treatment providers and facilities, and how these attitudes and beliefs influence treatment decisions about pharmacological versus cognitive behavioral interventions for a fictitious disorder. Methods: The researchers created a 67-item survey for the purposes of this study. The research questions, hypotheses, and current barriers identified in evaluating modern research on attitudes, stigmatization, and the like as related to treatment preferences among consumers guided survey construction. Following ...

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