Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness: Lessons for Therapists and Advocates / Edition 1

Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness: Lessons for Therapists and Advocates / Edition 1

by Patrick W. Corrigan, David Roe, Hector W. H. Tsang
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470683600

ISBN-13: 9780470683606

Pub. Date: 03/22/2011

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470683606
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Foreword: Robert Lundin.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Stigma is Personal.

2 Understanding and Measuring Stigma.

3 Challenging the Public Stigma of Mental Illness.

4 Addressing Self-Stigma and Fostering Empowerment.

5 Addressing Structural Stigma.

6 Stigma as Social Injustice.

References.

Learn More About It: Resources and Chapter References (Jennifer D. Rafacz).

Index.

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