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Volume :46 Issue : 178 2020      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

The Effect of Stigma on Attitudes towards Seeking Help from Social Workers.

Auther : Prof. Hend B. Al-Ma'seb - Dr. Anwar F. Alkhurinej

The Goal of the Study: In the field of social work, social workers understand that it is \very difficult for individuals to ask for help from therapists. Therefore, it is important to study the variables associated with seeking professional help.
Study Methods: A total of 478 undergraduate students from Kuwait University participated voluntarily in the study.
Study Results: The findings for this study showed that the participants have a slightly high degree of public stigma, low self -stigma, and positive attitude toward seeking professional help. In addition, the findings of the study reveal that there are significant relations between gender, taking social work classes, thinking about receiving counseling, and having social problems and participants' attitude towards seeking professional help. Furthermore, the findings of the study showed that there were significant relations between gender, and thinking about receiving counseling, and self-stigma.
Study Conclusion: The findings of the current study have implications for the field of social work in Kuwait that would help to improve the knowledge in this area.

Keywords: Seeking Help, Social work, Social worker, Stigma.

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