Do stigma and other perceived barriers to mental health care differ across Armed Forces?
Gould, M., Adler, A., Zamorski, M., Castro, C., Hanily, N., Steele, N. & Greenberg, N. (2010). Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 103(4), 148-156.
Barriers to care continue to be a major issue for service personnel within Western military forces. Although there are policy, procedural and cultural differences between Armed Forces, the nations studied appear to share some similarities in terms of perceived stigma and barriers to psychological care. Further research to understand reporting patterns and subgroup differences is proposed. Read article here.