Diagnostic Labels, Stigma, and Participation in Research Related to Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Garand, L., Lingler, JH., O’Conner, K., and Dew, MA., (2009.) Research in Gerontological Nursing 2(2):112–121.
The authors examine the impact of labeling and stigma on clinical research participation, and how stigma can affect numerous aspects of the nursing research process. Strategies are presented for addressing stigma-related barriers to participation in clinical research on dementia and MCI. Read author’s manuscript here.