Document Type

Psychiatry Issue Brief


In this Issue Brief we define stigma, describe its negative consequences, and offer ways to address stigma and promote engagement in care.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

Subject Area

Health Disparities, Mental Health and Primary Care


Stigma, label avoidance, self stigma, public stigma, stigma busting, mental health



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Stephanie Rodrigues


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