stigma


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Synonyms for stigma

Synonyms for stigma

a mark of discredit or disgrace

a mark on the skin indicative of a disease, as typhus

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the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil

a symbol of disgrace or infamy

an external tracheal aperture in a terrestrial arthropod

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a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease

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Having found a female tree exactly sixty yards from a male tree, I put the stigmas of twenty flowers, taken from different branches, under the microscope, and on all, without exception, there were pollen-grains, and on some a profusion of pollen.
Some of these fables, to my shame be it spoken, might possibly be traced back to my own veracious self; and if any passages of the present tale should startle the reader's faith, I must be content to bear the stigma of a fiction monger.
The name may, perhaps, have been given to denote the peculiar ferocity of this clan, and to convey a special stigma along with it.
'Let's Talk About Dementia' is based on the understanding that talking about dementia helps tackle the stigma, normalizes language and encourages people to find out more about the disease and seek help, advice and support for it.
Stigma about being overweight can cause physical and emotional harm to men, too.
Taskforce chaired by Minister for Women & Equalities, Plan International UK and Procter & Gamble, Work to focus on tackling period poverty and stigma around menstruation, Providing a joined-up approach, working with experts from all sectors and beginning by learning from and building on existing initiatives.
Tribune News Network Doha Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Press's academic platform QScience.com has recently published a research article exploring the negative effects of mental health stigma in Qatar.
However, some people may internalise the stigma directed towards them blaming and devaluing themselves because of their weight, finds a study.
HBKU Press's academic platform QScience.com has published a research article, 'Stigma towards mental disorders in Qatar: a qualitative study', exploring the negative effects of mental health stigma in Qatar revealing how stigmas hinder mental health patients from seeking help and treatment.
Sociologist Erving Goffman defined stigma as "an attribute, behaviour, or reputation which is socially discrediting in a particular way: it causes an individual to be mentally classified by others in an undesirable, rejected stereotype rather than in an accepted, normal one." (2) Goffman (2) defined 3 broad categories of stigma: public, self, and courtesy (Table 1, (2) page 18).
Alongwith all these problems the biggest problem orphans suffer frp, is social stigma. They are discriminated against other children, this stigma has a significant impact on their psychology.
Stigma is derived from a Greek word, meaning tattoo or mark.
Key words: Internalized stigma, quality of life, self esteem and chronic schizophrenic patients.
Abortion stigma, discrimination and shame silence women, safe abortion providers and anyone associated with abortion.
Stigma is defined as an undesirable or discrediting attribute that an individual possesses, thus reducing that individual's status in the eyes of society (5).