Stigma, discrimination and social exclusion: What's in a word?

@article{Sayce1998StigmaDA,
  title={Stigma, discrimination and social exclusion: What's in a word?},
  author={Liz Sayce},
  journal={Journal of mental health},
  year={1998},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={331-343}
}
There is mounting evidence that British service users face pervasive discrimination in areas of life ranging from work to parenting, insurance to driving licenses. Some studies suggest that certain forms of discrimination have increased during the 1990s, perhaps because of saturation media coverage of the supposed- but not actual- rise in homicides committed by people with mental health problems. One of the key concepts used to investigate the problems that users of mental health services face… CONTINUE READING