Rahman Haghighat

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  • R Haghighat
  • 2001
BACKGROUND Stigmatisation is of increasing importance in relation to racism, ageism and sexism but also as an impediment to treating patients. AIMS To develop a theoretical foundation to help comprehend the core meaning of stigmatisation and to guide practical anti-stigmatisation measures. METHOD Personal reflection; re-interpretation of stigmatisation(More)
Stigmatization of schizophrenia is widespread and its genetic explanation may potentially increase the stigma. The present study investigated whether seeing schizophrenia as a genetic or environmental disorder might influence perceived beliefs towards people with schizophrenia and whether social stigmatizing attitudes were differently perceived the 202(More)
  • R Haghighat
  • 1994
This article is the outcome of a comparison of the ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision) and DSM-III-R (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Third Edition, Revised). The study indicates that the ICD-10 has made great progress in widening the international scope of contemporary systems of classification in psychiatry and that the(More)
'Schizophrenia' can do things other than diagnose or stigmatize those so defined in that it can serve various forms of social action. Two hundred and fifty-eight randomly selected patients with an experience of schizophrenia and their relatives participated in the study of schizophrenia as social discourse. They used the diagnosis for political struggle and(More)
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