Stress, Resilience, Stigma And Barriers To Mental Health Care In AF Nursing Staff
Technical Report,01 Sep 2014,30 Nov 2016
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
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Purpose To assess if stigma and barriers to accessing mental health MH services in Air Force AF nurses are influenced by resilience, stress, demographics, deployment, use of MH services,or treatment-seeking. Methods AF registered nurses RNs and medical technicians completed a survey, including demographic items, stigma scale, barriers scale, Conner-Davidson Resilience scale, and Perceived Stress Questionnaire. Sample n250 RNs 14 1, Medical Technicians 104, Unknown 5 Analysis Descriptive statistics characterized demographics, MH access, deployments, and questionnaire scores. Multivariate analysis of variance examined stigma, barriers, stress, and resilience based on demographics and deployment. Logistic regression determined whether treatment-seeking was influenced by military grade, gender, stigma, barriers, stress, and resilience.