Latest Social stigma Stories

2009-07-01 15:51:45

The fear of stigma may have kept some from getting help after a school shooting, Canadian researchers said. A team of researchers from the University of Montreal, Louis-H.

2008-10-24 15:45:00

A new study found that obese white adults are more likely than their thinner peers to say they've been discriminated against in their daily lives.

2008-10-10 15:00:09

People with mental health problems should no longer be denied treatment because of cultural stigmas, World Health Organization officials said in Switzerland.

2007-05-05 03:00:33

By Corrigan, Patrick W Stigma can greatly exacerbate the experience of mental illness. Diagnostic classification frequently used by clinical social workers may intensify this stigma by enhancing the public's sense of "groupness" and "differentness" when perceiving people with mental illness.

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