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Stigma - Bipolar Disorder - About.com
Stigma. An unfortunate reality is that bipolar disorder (manic depression) and other mental illnesses are often stigmatized. Many people fail to seek help ...
http://bipolar.about.com/od/stigma/
Mental Illness Stigma and the Myths That Reinforce It
Mental illness stigma can cause serious problems and may come from ignorance , or from believing the myths about the illness.
http://bipolar.about.com/cs/myths/a/9812_myths.htm
Stigma is Alive and Awful for Bipolar Disorder
Mar 7, 2014 ... But it does more than hurt - it perpetuates the stigma of bipolar disorder and mental illness for everyone who hears it. True stories from folks ...
http://bipolar.about.com/od/stigma/fl/Stigma-is-Alive-and-Awful-for-Bipolar-Disorder.htm
The Stigma of Lung Cancer - About.com
The stigma of lung cancer, blaming people with lung cancer who have smoked, is pervasive and needs to be eliminated.
http://lungcancer.about.com/od/livingwithlungcancer/a/lungcastigma.htm
The Stigma STDs Have in Society
In other words, people are judged or condemned for being infected with them. Although other types of disease may also carry some level of social stigma, it is ...
http://std.about.com/od/riskfactorsforstds/f/stigma.htm
Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity - Sociology
Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity is a book written by Erving Goffman in 1963 about the idea of stigma and what it is like to be a stigmatized ...
http://sociology.about.com/od/Works/a/Stigma-Notes-On-The-Management-Of-Spoiled-Identity.htm
A Practical Guide to Coping With HIV Stigma - AIDS/HIV - About.com
Learning to overcome HIV stigma starts by understanding the roots of prejudice and discrimination towards those living with HIV.
http://aids.about.com/od/hivtestingprevention/a/How-To-Cope-With-Stigma-Around-An-Hiv-Diagnosis.htm
Stigma Definition Related to BPD and Mental Health
What is stigma? How does stigma impact people with mental health issues? Learn the definition of stigma and how it applies to mental health.
http://bpd.about.com/od/glossary/g/stigma.htm
Stigmas of Bankruptcy - About.com
One of the many reasons that people choose not to file for bankruptcy, even if it would benefit them greatly, is the stigma associated with it. This is truly ...
http://bankruptcy.about.com/od/After-Bankruptcy/a/Stigmas-Of-Bankruptcy.htm
Stigma of Hepatitis - Hepatits and Society - About.com
Stigma is an ugly word with an even worse meaning. To those who have viral hepatitis, it can mean discrimination, emotional exile and feelings of shame.
http://hepatitis.about.com/od/lifestyle/a/General_Stigma.htm
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