Browse by Subject "stigma"
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(2012-05-22)A stigma “refers to an attribute that is deeply discrediting” (Goffman 1963, 3). The stigmatized characteristic or trait labels the possessor as different from what is considered “normal” in some way. More specifically, ...
Exploring the impact of media consumption on interpersonal interaction intentions: an examination of the social effect of exposure to mental illness (2016-04-18)I propose a technique for analyzing the influence of media consumption on social inclinations pertaining to those depicted, an effect which scarcely receives the attention for which it is exceptionally deserving. Via the ...
The First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment rights to access equal information in America's public schools (2015-04-23)America’s public school system finds itself strongly challenged at a time when both domestic and world affairs call upon us to rethink the way we develop and prepare our country’s citizens. Unfortunately, countless students ...
(iSchools, 2014-04-04)Stigma associated with depression and mental illness is a widespread problem, often leading to negative health outcomes and discrimination for people with these conditions. Common stigma reduction interventions focus on ...