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Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness Lessons for Therapists and Advocates von Corrigan, Patrick W. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 23.05.2011
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness

Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness offers practical strategies for addressing the harmful effects of stigma attached to mental illness. It considers both major forms of stigma: public stigma, which is prejudice and discrimination endorsed by the general population; and self-stigma, the loss of self-esteem and efficacy that occurs when an individual internalizes prejudice and discrimination.
Invaluable guide for professionals and volunteers working in any capacity to challenge discrimination against mental illness Contains practical worksheets and intervention guidelines to facilitate the implementation of specific anti-stigma approaches Authors are highly experienced and respected experts in the field of mental illness stigma research Patrick W. Corrigan is Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology. Previously, he was principal investigator of the Chicago Consortium for Stigma Research, the only NIMH-funded research centre examining the stigma of mental illness. He is Editor of the American J ournal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation . David Roe is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Mental Health, University of Haifa, Israel. He serves on the editorial board of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation J ournal , American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Israel J ournal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences .A Hector W. H. Tsang is Associate Professor and Program Director for the BSc in Occupational Therapy at the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Occupational Th e rapy , American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 254
    Erscheinungsdatum: 23.05.2011
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781119996125
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
    Größe: 1299 kBytes
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