stigma


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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.
The name may, perhaps, have been given to denote the peculiar ferocity of this clan, and to convey a special stigma along with it.
This experience of stigma and shame could be directly addressed in counseling with Turkish clients through emotion-focused and other present moment-focused interventions.
Stigma has been a serious and widespread consequence of leprosy, affecting in some way a high proportion of all those diagnosed.
Stigma is an attribute that is deeply discrediting, an undesired differentness and something that reduces the bearer from a whole and normal person to a tainted and discounted one (Goffman, 1963).
Solanke relates discrimination in society to the concept of stigma and argues for an oanti-stigmao principle when designing laws and legal protections.
The methodology of self-pollination at anthesis after stigma excision was proposed.
Black communities of faith can help to dispel cultural stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS, according to a new study.
THE REPORT HAS THE potential to galvanize a sorely needed national effort to combat stigma, Philip T.
Stigma is conceptualized as a 'loss', a stain on one's good name, a loss of reputation, a reduced social competence (Cumming & Cumming, 1965).
Understanding Implicit Bias: Those of us who are vested in lessening the stigma surrounding health conditions can contribute to this change by increasing our understanding of how individuals form ideas and beliefs about others.
See Me, the national programme to end mental health stigma, is looking for community champions in Renfrewshire to lead work which can stop the unfair discrimination people are still experiencing if they have a mental health problem.
USA], Feb 21 (ANI): According to a study, the stigma of Multiple Sclerosis can increase the risk of depression in the patients.
New College Lanarkshire has pledged to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination through a new joint partnership.