Stigma and the otherby
Jason Schwartz, LMSW
of alcoholics and addicts and untold numbers of social institutions and professional careers.
Dirk Hansen included this quote in a post on stigma
“Psychological theories of illness...
Stamping Out the Stigma of Mental Illnessby
MYTH: If you have a mental illness, you can will it away. Being treated... health services often do not seektreatment for fear that they will be viewed in a negative way...