Disentangling self-stigma: are mental illness and help-seeking self-stigmas different?

  title={Disentangling self-stigma: are mental illness and help-seeking self-stigmas different?},
  author={Jeritt R. Tucker and Joseph H. Hammer and David L Vogel and Rachel L. Bitman and Nathaniel Wade and Emily J. Maier},
  journal={Journal of counseling psychology},
  volume={60 4},
Two established but disparate lines of research exist: studies examining the self-stigma associated with mental illness and studies examining the self-stigma associated with seeking psychological help. Whereas some researchers have implicitly treated these 2 constructs as synonymous, others have made the argument that they are theoretically and empirically distinct. To help clarify this debate, we examined in the present investigation the overlap and uniqueness of the self-stigmas associated… 

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