Title of Presentation Proposal

Stigma and Help-Seeking among Arab Muslim College Students in the U.S.

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

Stigma is a primary barrier to mental health services. Arab Muslim college students report a disproportional negative association between stigma and help-seeking. This poster will examine the impact of instructor support on Arab Muslim students’ perceptions of stigma and treatment-seeking behaviors. Implications for counseling psychologists will be reviewed.

Start Date

4-14-2018 8:30 AM

End Date

4-14-2018 9:20 AM

Location

2nd Floor

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Stigma and Help-Seeking among Arab Muslim College Students in the U.S.

2nd Floor

Stigma is a primary barrier to mental health services. Arab Muslim college students report a disproportional negative association between stigma and help-seeking. This poster will examine the impact of instructor support on Arab Muslim students’ perceptions of stigma and treatment-seeking behaviors. Implications for counseling psychologists will be reviewed.