9780470683606

Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness : Lessons for Therapists and Advocates

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470683606

  • ISBN 10:

    0470683600

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/14/2011
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness offers practical strategies for addressing the harmful effects of stigma attached to mental illness. It considers both major forms of stigma: public stigma, which is prejudice and discrimination endorsed by the general population; and self-stigma, the loss of self-esteem and efficacy that occurs when an individual internalizes prejudice and discrimination. Invaluable guide for professionals and volunteers working in any capacity to challenge discrimination against mental illness Contains practical worksheets and intervention guidelines to facilitate the implementation of specific anti-stigma approaches Authors are highly experienced and respected experts in the field of mental illness stigma research

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