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Individuals from stigmatized groups choose to present themselves in ways that counteract the specific stereotypes and prejudices associated with their group.
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.
People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston.
Students are stigmatized for any number of reasons, from the clothes they wear to what model cell phone they clench in their hands.
Students are stigmatized for a variety of reasons, with youths from ethnic-minority backgrounds often feeling devalued in school.
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The children's charity Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) announces their new Directors of Research, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; and Dr.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) has been asked by media groups to respond to the recent shooting in Arizona that killed six people and injured fourteen others.
Despite the existence of effective programs for treating alcohol dependencies and disorders, less than a quarter of people who are diagnosed actually seek treatment.
A new intervention has been found to reduce the self-stigma and improve the quality of life and self-esteem among persons with serious mental illness.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).