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The stigma of disease and disability : understanding causes and overcoming injustices / edited by Patrick W. Corrigan.

Contributor(s): Corrigan, Patrick W [editor of compilation.]Edition: First editionDescription: xi, 319 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN: 9781433815836; 1433815834Subject(s): Chronic diseases -- Psychological aspects | Chronically ill -- Social aspects | People with disabilities -- Public opinion | Sociology of disability | Chronic Disease -- psychology | Social StigmaDDC classification: 616/.044 LOC classification: RC108 | .S75 2014
Contents:
Part I. Stigma in diseases and disabilities -- ch. 1. Understanding stigma -- ch. 2. Mental illness stigma : types, constructs, and vehicles for change -- ch. 3. The stigma of alcohol and other substance abuse -- ch. 4. Stigma in the field of intellectual disabilities : impact and initiatives for change -- ch. 5. Stigma related to physical and sensory disabilities -- ch. 6. HIV-related stigma -- ch. 7. Infectious diseases : a case study of leprosy-related stigma -- ch. 8. Cancer stigma -- ch. 9. The nature, consequences, and public health implications of obesity stigma -- ch. 10. Stigma associated with disease and disability during childhood and adolescence : a developmental approach -- ch. 11. Stigma and alzheimer's disease : a systematic review of evidence, theory, and methods -- Part II. Stigma and action -- ch. 12. Stigma and family -- ch. 13. Overcoming stigma -- ch. 14. Stigma across cultures -- ch. 15. A critical eye for stigma change.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. Stigma in diseases and disabilities -- ch. 1. Understanding stigma -- ch. 2. Mental illness stigma : types, constructs, and vehicles for change -- ch. 3. The stigma of alcohol and other substance abuse -- ch. 4. Stigma in the field of intellectual disabilities : impact and initiatives for change -- ch. 5. Stigma related to physical and sensory disabilities -- ch. 6. HIV-related stigma -- ch. 7. Infectious diseases : a case study of leprosy-related stigma -- ch. 8. Cancer stigma -- ch. 9. The nature, consequences, and public health implications of obesity stigma -- ch. 10. Stigma associated with disease and disability during childhood and adolescence : a developmental approach -- ch. 11. Stigma and alzheimer's disease : a systematic review of evidence, theory, and methods -- Part II. Stigma and action -- ch. 12. Stigma and family -- ch. 13. Overcoming stigma -- ch. 14. Stigma across cultures -- ch. 15. A critical eye for stigma change.