Automatically activated shame reactions and perceived legitimacy of discrimination: A longitudinal study among people with mental illness.

@article{Rsch2010AutomaticallyAS,
  title={Automatically activated shame reactions and perceived legitimacy of discrimination: A longitudinal study among people with mental illness.},
  author={Nicolas R{\"u}sch and Andrew R Todd and Galen V. Bodenhausen and M. Olschewski and Patrick William Corrigan},
  journal={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={60-3}
}
Perceived legitimacy of discrimination shapes reactions to mental illness stigma among stigmatized individuals. We assessed deliberately endorsed versus automatic shame-related reactions to mental illness as predictors of change in perceived legitimacy of discrimination over six months among 75 people with mental illness. Automatically activated shame-related associations with mental illness were measured using the Brief Implicit Association Test, deliberately endorsed beliefs via self-report… CONTINUE READING