Stigma And Mental Illness

Author: Paul Jay Fink
Editor: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9780880484053
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This book is a collection of writings on how society has stigmatized mentally ill persons, their families, and their caregivers. First-hand accounts poignantly portray what it is like to be the victim of stigma and mental illness. Stigma and Mental Illness also presents historical, societal, and institutional viewpoints that underscore the devastating effects of stigma.
Stigma and Mental Illness
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Paul Jay Fink
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

This book is a collection of writings on how society has stigmatized mentally ill persons, their families, and their caregivers. First-hand accounts poignantly portray what it is like to be the victim of stigma and mental illness. Stigma and Mental Illness also presents historical, societal, and institutional viewpoints that underscore
Understanding the Stigma of Mental Illness
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Julio Arboleda-Flórez, Norman Sartorius
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Many mentally ill people are the victims of stigma, which leads to additional suffering and humiliation. Negative stereotypes and prejudicial attitudes against them are often reinforced by their media representation as unpredictable, violent and dangerous. Hence the importance of the study of stigma as an explanatory construct of much that
The Stigma of Mental Illness - End of the Story?
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Wolfgang Gaebel, Wulf Rössler, Norman Sartorius
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-10 - Publisher: Springer

This book makes a highly innovative contribution to overcoming the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness – still the heaviest burden both for those afflicted and those caring for them. The scene is set by the presentation of different fundamental perspectives on the problem of stigma and discrimination by
Without Stigma
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Darko Pozder
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-06 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

The book looks into how developing a new identity can assist an individual that is affected by mental illness to overcome both the self-perceived and public stigma they might be going through owing to mental illness. Individuals that are affected by mental illness often live in denial; the book provides
Stigma, Discrimination And Mental Illness
Language: en
Pages: 26
Authors: Dick Davensizer
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-03 - Publisher:

A concise, powerful message surrounding mental health. Leslie is an educated voice that approaches this subject through the first-hand experience. Stigma is when someone sees you in a negative way because of a particular characteristic or attribute (such as skin color, cultural background, a disability, or a mental illness). When