Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Venom of Stigma; 2. The Audacity of Stigma; 3. The Process of Stigmatization; 4. The Outcome of Stigma: Stereotypes and Prejudices; 5. Stigma and Health; 6. Levels of Intervention; 7. Changing How We Think about Stigmatized Diseases; 8. Practical Stigma Management; Notes; Index; About the Author.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Confronting stereotype development, this book shows how to undo the processes and effects of stigma, and explains how we can radically change cultural thinking on the individual, interpersonal, and societal levels to put an end to stigmatization once and for all -- Edited summary from book.