Stigma, social comparison and self-esteem in adults with an intellectual disability.

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BACKGROUND The paper examines the perception of stigma in 43 adults with an intellectual disability, the relationship this has with their psychological well-being and whether the process of social comparison has a moderating effect on this relationship. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire-based, within-participant design was used. Participants completed… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00651.x

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@article{Paterson2012StigmaSC, title={Stigma, social comparison and self-esteem in adults with an intellectual disability.}, author={Lucy Paterson and Karen McKenzie and Bill Lindsay}, journal={Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities : JARID}, year={2012}, volume={25 2}, pages={166-76} }