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

Patrick W. Corrigan, David Roe, Wing Hong Hector Tsang

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Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness/i 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.  ulliInvaluable guide for professionals and volunteers working in any capacity to challenge discrimination against mental illnessliContains practical worksheets and intervention guidelines to facilitate the implementation of specific anti-stigma approachesliAuthors are highly experienced and respected experts in the field of mental illness stigma research/ul.
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)9780470683606
Publication statusPublished - 14 Apr 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology


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