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Mental Health Stigma in the Muslim Community
Mental illness stigma continues to be a major barrier for individuals with mental illness. In this paper, we define constructs that comprise stigma (e.g., attitudes, stereotypes, prejudice,
Stigma and intellectual disability: potential application of mental illness research.
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Stigma is an issue of social justice impacting the lives of individuals with ID, yet there remains virtually no systematic framework applied to the understanding of the stigma process for this group, prompting the development of effective, multilevel stigma-change strategies for ID.
Better Than Mermaids and Stray Dogs? Subtyping Auditory Verbal Hallucinations and Its Implications for Research and Practice
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This article explores how AVH subtypes may be identified at the levels of phenomenology, cognition, neurology, etiology, treatment response, diagnosis, and voice hearer’s own interpretations, including the need for a subtype assessment tool.
The Absence of Psychiatric C/S/X Perspectives in Academic Discourse: Consequences and Implications
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Three major consequences of the absence of c/s/x voices in US academics are highlighted: a relatively greater biomedicalization and clinical professionalization of psychiatric disability compared with other forms of disability, and barriers and obstacles to training and advancement in academia for doctoral students and faculty with psychiatric disabilities.
God in the brain: Experiencing psychosis in the postsecular United States
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It was found that this syncretic process affected not only the content of psychotic experiences—what delusions or hallucinations are about—but also the type of arguments or logics used to justify particular interpretations.
What is the impact of self-stigma? Loss of self-respect and the “why try” effect
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Results show application of stereotypes to oneself predicts diminished self-respect and “why try”, and the complex impact of self-stigma demonstrating its emotional and behavioral consequences.
EAWE: Examination of Anomalous World Experience
The “EAWE: Examination of Anomalous World Experience” is a detailed semi-structured interview format whose aim is to elicit description and discussion of a person's experience of various aspects of
Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations
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It is argued that an interdisciplinary approach to the phenomenology of AVH can nourish the ethical core of scientific enquiry by challenging its interpretive paradigms, and offer voice hearers richer, potentially more empowering ways to make sense of their experiences.
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