[On the stigma of schizophrenia].

  title={[On the stigma of schizophrenia].},
  author={Veronika Sztancsik},
  journal={Psychiatria Hungarica : A Magyar Pszichiatriai Tarsasag tudomanyos folyoirata},
  volume={33 2},
The paper provides a literature overview about the phenomena of stigma closely linked to mental illness as well as schizophrenia in particular. Describes the common roots and evolution of current professional scientific concept of "mental illness" and its impact on non-professional, everyday conceptualization as well as its linkage to possible stigmatization. Introduces research concepts of stigma and connected phenomena (perceived stigma, public stigma, self-stigma, prejudice, discrimination… CONTINUE READING

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