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Author Hinshaw, Stephen P.

Title The mark of shame [electronic resource] : stigma of mental illness and an agenda for change / Stephen P. Hinshaw.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 331 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-315) and index.
Contents What is mental disorder and what is stigma? -- Perspectives from social psychology, sociology, and evolutionary psychology -- Historical perspectives on mental illness and stigma -- Modern conceptions of mental disorder -- Evidence from scientific investigations -- Indicators of stigma from everyday life -- Stigma of mental illness : an integration -- Research directions and priorities -- Overcoming stigma I : legislation, policy, and community efforts -- Overcoming stigma II : media and mental health professionals -- Overcoming stigma III : families and individuals -- Concluding issues.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mental illness -- Social aspects.
Mental illness -- Public opinion.
Stigma (Social psychology)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0195308441 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780195308440 (cloth : alk. paper)

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