Let’s Stop Making Excuses for Stigma and Ignorance

by Chris Pace in Stigma on Psyche.Media   Let’s face it, in today’s world, people still have ridiculous and unrealistic beliefs about mental illness. Consider the recent Las Vegas shooting, which in itself was a tragedy. There are more people stating that the fact that he was on antipsychotic medication and had mental health issue was the cause instead … More Let’s Stop Making Excuses for Stigma and Ignorance

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Stigma of Mental Illness and Ways of Diminishing It

By Peter Byrne, Posted on The Royal College of Psychiatrists Full PDF Stigma is defined as a sign of disgrace or discredit, which sets a person apart from others. The stigma of mental illness, although more often related to context than to a person’s appearance, remains a powerful negative attribute in all social relations. Sociological interest in … More Stigma of Mental Illness and Ways of Diminishing It

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To start off, I would first like to say that yes, I may be Canadian, but I have a big stake in American politics. My sister and her family live in Boston. Not only do I spend a lot of time in America, but I have a lot of friends and family who live there […] … More Share: “How I Think Donald Trump Will Impact The Mental Health of Americans”