Spoiled Identity" encompasses in two words an expanded definition put forth in another academic book The Social Psychology of Stigma
is defined as "(1) the recognition of difference based on some distinguishing characteristic, or "mark"; and (2) a consequent devaluation of the person.
The letter includes the observation that the episode violates ABC-TV's own code of Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility and that one of the television network's own partners in a current anti-bullying campaign has itself called for an end to the stigma
that surrounds mental illness.
This paper explores how a community-based HIV prevention programme based in the peri-urban townships of Cape Town was 'translated' to peri-urban Johannesburg and considers the varying impact of homophobic stigma
on HIV prevention programmes among men who have sex with men.
The award honours an individual, project or organisation that has made an exceptional contribution to reduce stigma
associated with mental illness.
This special issue of Women & Health was co-edited by Kristen Shellenberg, PhD, senior research advisor at Ipas, where a study of abortion stigma
has been underway since 2008.
Despite affectionate in-group monikers for big gay men (chubs, bears, cubs) the anti-fat stigma
that persists in American culture at large still haunts these individuals who often exist at the margins of gay communities.
Naomi is a 61-year-old woman who has lived with bipolar disorder and its stigma
for 30 years.
Young adult black men and women in South Africa differ with regard to the association between HIV-related stigma
and testing behavior, a cohort study finds.
of Disease and Disability: Understanding Causes and Overcoming Injustices
In examining gay racial stigma
targeted towards gay Asian men, Han (2007) argued that the source of this stigma
may be the perceived femininity of Asian men compared to White men.
could lead to fear and shame of getting tested, which will lead to positive persons not going for antiretroviral treatment.
POP idol Annie Lennox is urging people in Edinburgh to back a campaign aimed at stamping out the stigma
The researchers analyzed data from the Stigma
in Global Context--Mental Health Study, which talked with 19,508 study participants about customized vignettes.
The pledge is a commitment by MPs in their roles as small employers to address mental health stigma
and discrimination and support mental health and well-being among their staff.
The Bank of England today joined the growing number of companies committing to end the stigma
and discrimination against people with experience of mental health problems by signing a pledge with Time to Change, which is a programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.