The Nature and Impact of Stigma Towards Injured Workers

  title={The Nature and Impact of Stigma Towards Injured Workers},
  author={Bonnie Kirsh and Tesha Slack and Carole King},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
Introduction Many injured workers experience high levels of stigma and discrimination, which compound their physical injuries and cause social and psychological harm. Despite a growing awareness of the prevalence of such stigma, there is little research that focuses on the sources, nature and consequences of stigma with respect to the lives of injured workers. The purpose of this paper is to advance knowledge related to stigma towards injured workers, specifically to explain the nature and… CONTINUE READING