Tag: social identity

Mortification of the Self: The Impact of Stigma on Identity

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.

The Effect of Psychiatric Diagnosis on Young Peopleā€™s Sense of Self...

A new review highlights the effects that psychiatric diagnosis has on children and adolescentsā€™ social relationships and views of self.

Continuity of Social Groups Helps Prevent Postpartum Depression

Mothersā€™ loss of group membership impacts their social identity and linked to postpartum depression.