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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
Oct 23, 2014 ... 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
Feb 4, 2014 ... Although other types of disease may also carry some level of social stigma, it is particularly an issue for STDs, because people are often so ...
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 From PTSD - Reducing Stigma From PTSD
Apr 23, 2013 ... Many people experience stigma from PTSD, and therefore, may be reluctant to seek treatment for their PTSD. Learn about stigma and how it ...
http://ptsd.about.com/od/treatment/a/Stigma.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
Stigma and Borderline Personality Disorder - Understanding Stigma ...
Jan 26, 2012 ... Learn more about stigma and borderline personality disorder. Why are people with borderline personality disorder stigmatized? How does ...
http://bpd.about.com/od/livingwithbpd/a/stigmabpd.htm
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