Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Perceptions prediagnosis and social experiences postdiagnosis among a sample of high-risk Peruvian men who have sex with men.

This pilot study examines associations of perceived stigma prediagnosis with experienced stigma and social support postdiagnosis with qualitative data, and quantifies the interplay between pre- and postdiagnosis social factors on depressive symptoms am…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Sexual stigmatization of mental illness: The impact of sex, mental illness, and evolutionarily salient traits on the evaluation of potential mates.

The stigma toward mental illness includes a strong desire for social distance. However, there has been little research on how people’s desire for social distance applies to perceptions of people with mental illness as romantic partners. The current res…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: A comparison of status and stigma processes: Explicit and implicit appraisals of “mentally ill people” and “uneducated people”.

In prior work, we proposed that the related processes of status differentiation and stigmatization both diminish the status of negatively labeled groups, but that only stigma also engenders social rejection, in part via appraisals of abnormality (Lucas…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Are causal beliefs associated with stigma? A test of the impact of biogenetic versus psychosocial explanations on stigma and internalized stigma in people experiencing psychosis.

Individuals with psychosis are often subject to external stigma and discrimination and commonly also experience internalized stigma. Attempts to improve attitudes have tended to medicalize the experiences associated with psychosis; however, research in…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Attribution theory and support for individuals with depression: The impact of controllability, stability, and interpersonal relationship.

Individuals with depression encounter stigmatization from others. Accordingly, there have been numerous calls for theory-based approaches to reduce stigma. Attribution theory is a useful framework for antistigma efforts because it provides insight into…

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