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
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Table of Contents
About the Authors.
Foreword: Robert Lundin.
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.
Learn More About It: Resources and Chapter References (Jennifer D. Rafacz).