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Table 3 Beliefs of high school teachers about causes of depressive symptoms in the vignette

From: A survey of mental health literacy in Japanese high school teachers

Items Proportions of responses (%)
Agree or strongly agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree or strongly disagree
Student A could snap out of it if he/she wanted. 17.1 12.3 70.6
Student A’s problem is a sign of personal weakness. 6.1 14.8 79.1
Student A’s problem is not a real medical illness. 10.8 15.8 73.5
  1. Note: Proportion of teachers who agree or strongly agree with any of the 3 items was 24.5%