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‘I felt too whakamā to go to the doctor’ – how feelings of shame stop people seeking healthcare

By Chrissy Severinsen, Associate Professor in Public Health, Massey University
Angelique Reweti, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Massey University
Mary Breheny, Research Associate in Public Health, Massey University
Feelings of embarrassment or shame can deter some people from seeking necessary healthcare, and their experiences are absent from conventional health surveys.The Conversation

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