negative stigma

Stigma deters people with alcoholism from seeking treatment


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): A new Columbia University study has found that that people diagnosed with alcoholism are more than 60 percent less likely to seek treatment if they believe they would ... Read more...

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Aniston’s ‘retard’ remark draws ire


August 21st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston jokingly called herself a "retard" on a TV show, drawing the ire of a group for the disabled. The former "Friends" star used the ... Read more...

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Intervention enhances self-esteem among persons with serious mental illness


May 14th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found a new intervention to reduce self-stigma among persons with serious mental illness.The new intervention is a result of collaboration between researchers ... Read more...

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