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Structural Levels of Mental Illness Stigma and Discrimination

Structural Levels of Mental Illness Stigma and Discrimination,Schizophrenia Bulletin,Patrick W. Corrigan,Fred E. Markowitz,Amy C. Watson

Structural Levels of Mental Illness Stigma and Discrimination   (Citations: 48)
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Most of the models that currently describe processes related to mental illness stigma are based on individual- level psychological paradigms. In this article, using a the opportunities of people with mental illness, and (2) poli- cies of institutions that yield unintended consequences that hinder the options of people with mental illness. The article begins with a review of institutional and structural models as they generally explain the experience of racial stigma and discrimination. We quickly segue into specific examples of these phenomena in terms of mental illness stigma. We then explore the implications of structural levels of analysis for further development of a research program that seeks to improve the understanding of, and ultimately diminish, the stigma of mental illness.
Journal: Schizophrenia Bulletin - SCHIZOPHRENIA BULL , vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 481-491, 2004
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    • ...Such designs are becoming increasingly common in studies of structural stigma (eg, Hatzenbuehler, Wieringa, & Keyes, K, 2011), which refers to social processes and structures such as policies and group norms that create a context or social ecology in which stigmatization occurs (Corrigan, Markowitz, & Watson, 2004; Phelan, Link, & Dovidio, 2008)...

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    • ...5) and structural discrimination refers to policies that intentionally or unintentionally restrict the opportunities of people with mental health issues and their families (Corrigan, Markowitz & Watson, 2004)...

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    • ...Corrigan et al. [20] differentiate between public stigmatization and self-stigmatization in their social‐psychological two-factor stigma theory...
    • ...Comparison of the components identified in this survey with the stigma theory of Link and Phelan’s [19] and Corrigan et al. [20] suggests that these components are suitable for obtaining information on the prevailing negative stereotypical attitudes among the public and also what kinds of negative consequences are perceived to be linked with mental illnesses...

    Esa Aromaaet al. Attitudes towards people with mental disorders: the psychometric chara...

    • ...While this model aims to explain the process of how stigma develops, it fails to explain the wider social factors that lead to the inequalities and discrimination associated with stigma (Corrigan, Markowitz, & Watson, 2004)...

    Neil Quinnet al. ‘People look at you differently’: students’ experience of mental healt...

    • ...Corrigan et al. [20] differentiate between public stigmatization and self-stigmatization in their social‐psychological two-factor stigma theory...
    • ...Comparison of the components identified in this survey with the stigma theory of Link and Phelan’s [19] and Corrigan et al. [20] suggests that these components are suitable for obtaining information on the prevailing negative stereotypical attitudes among the public and also what kinds of negative consequences are perceived to be linked with mental illnesses...

    Esa Aromaaet al. Attitudes towards people with mental disorders: the psychometric chara...

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