Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: self-stigma

Mortification of the Self: The Impact of Stigma on Identity

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This is how the vicious cycle continues: the more one internalizes stigma, the more she will distance herself from her social surroundings; the more she distances herself, the more she will experience proliferation of symptoms; and the more symptoms are present, the more others will stigmatize and "force" the person into further isolation.

Psych Patients Who Resist Stigma Do Better

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A new study in press in the Journal of Schizophrenia Research finds that patients who actively resist the negative stigma associated with mental health...