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Published: 27 August 2009

344 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199730926

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The Mark of Shame

Stigma of Mental Illness and an Agenda for Change

Stephen P. Hinshaw

  • *The first sole-authored book to feature the stigmatization of mental illness.
  • *A unique synthesis, it blends historical analysis; reviews of theories from social psychology, sociology, and evolutionary psychology; summaries of empirical research; analysis of everyday culture (language, laws and policies, personal narratives); and systematic coverage of what we can all do to help overcome the stigma that so often attends to mental disorder.
  • It is simultaneously rigorous and compassionate, scientific and humanistic, analytical and action-oriented.

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