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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#2 of 1,315)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
19 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
41 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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42 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
112 Mendeley
Title
“I would never want to have a mental health diagnosis on my record”: A survey of female physicians on mental health diagnosis, treatment, and reporting
Published in
General Hospital Psychiatry, November 2016
DOI 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.09.004
Pubmed ID
Authors

Katherine J. Gold, Louise B. Andrew, Edward B. Goldman, Thomas L. Schwenk

Abstract

Physicians have high rates of suicide and depression. Most state medical boards require disclosure of mental health problems on physician licensing applications, which has been theorized to increase stigma about mental health and prevent help-seeking among physicians. We surveyed a convenience sample of female physician-parents on a closed Facebook group. The anonymous 24-question survey asked about mental health history and treatment, perceptions of stigma, opinions about state licensing questions on mental health, and personal experiences with reporting. 2106 women responded, representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Most respondents were aged 30-59. Almost 50% of women believed that they had met the criteria for mental illness but had not sought treatment. Key reasons for avoiding care included a belief they could manage independently, limited time, fear of reporting to a medical licensing board, and the belief that diagnosis was embarrassing or shameful. Only 6% of physicians with formal diagnosis or treatment of mental illness had disclosed to their state. Women physicians report substantial and persistent fear regarding stigma which inhibits both treatment and disclosure. Licensing questions, particularly those asking about a diagnosis or treatment rather than functional impairment may contribute to treatment reluctance.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 111 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Doctoral Student 15 13%
Student > Master 15 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 13%
Researcher 13 12%
Student > Bachelor 11 10%
Other 44 39%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 30%
Psychology 29 26%
Unspecified 21 19%
Social Sciences 10 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 7%
Other 10 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 190. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 September 2019.
All research outputs
#70,757
of 13,528,070 outputs
Outputs from General Hospital Psychiatry
#2
of 1,315 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,087
of 265,291 outputs
Outputs of similar age from General Hospital Psychiatry
#1
of 24 outputs
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