Stigmas Identified in Nurse Practitioners’ Attitudes Toward Managing Mental Health Conditions

 ADHD in the News 2020-06-11

The early recognition and treatment of mental health disorders can improve quality of life outcomes and reduce lifelong disability. However, stigmatizing attitudes have been found among nurse practitioners (NPs) who care for patients with anxiety and/or depression, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and substance use disorder (SUD), according to a study published in the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.