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Humiliation: its nature and consequences.

@article{Torres2010HumiliationIN,
  title={Humiliation: its nature and consequences.},
  author={Walter J Torres and R. Bergner},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          195-204
        }
}
In this article, we present a new analysis of what is involved when individuals undergo significant public humiliation. We describe the structure of humiliation-that is, the factors that, taken collectively, render certain life events and circumstances humiliating; the most common destructive consequences of being subjected to them; and several personality factors that, when present, can serve to amplify the damaging effects of humiliating experiences. The analysis is intended to enable… Expand
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