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Latest Social stigma Stories

2014-10-10 23:00:20

NAMI-NYC Metro embarks on the next phase of its #IWILLLISTEN campaign; Releases album for World Mental Health Day on Oct.

2014-03-31 10:02:20

Stigmatization may have once served to protect early humans from infectious diseases, but that strategy may do more harm than good for modern humans.

Weight Stigmas Demotivate The Overweight
2014-01-09 07:46:17

A new study found that presenting people who consider themselves overweight with the conventional stigmas about overweight people caused them to feel less self-control when it came to eating afterward.

2014-01-02 12:22:39

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Jan.

2013-05-11 23:01:41

Diet Doc now educates patients on how to lose weight safely while encouraging healthy weight loss to combat negative stigmas found to be most often encouraged through close relationships.

2013-04-17 16:22:04

Individuals from stigmatized groups choose to present themselves in ways that counteract the specific stereotypes and prejudices associated with their group.

2012-10-01 20:32:05

Crafting public health messages about a disease may create stigmas that influence how likely people are to endorse certain interventions, such as isolating infected persons, forcing treatment on them and mapping their location.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.