Promoting healthy coping mechanisms in African-American women with depression
Megan Marie Deighton, SN, School of Nursing, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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African-American women have a stigma associated with mental illness causing them to avoid seeking treatment. My evidence-based research focuses on African-American women's beliefs about depression, barriers to treatment, and their past experiences. My research also identifies coping mechanisms used by African-American women, focusing on ways to help them seek treatment.
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