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Title:Self-Perceived Stigma, Depressive Symptoms, and Suicidal Behaviors Among Female Sex Workers in China
Description:Abstract reveals this 2010 study, using a cross-sectional survey among 310 FSWs in China, addresses this issue. Data indicate that most of these FSWs had medium to high levels of self-perceived stigma, 30% had elevated depressive symptoms, 18% had suicidal ideation, and 9% had suicidal attempt in the past 6 months. After controlling for potential confounders, FSWs’ high-level self-perceived stigma was significantly associated with their poor mental health.
Category:World Suicide Prevention Day: 2013-2016: 2013: Stigma, Mental Health and Suicide Prevention