Written Off: Mental Health Stigma and the Loss of Human Potential by Philip T. Yanos
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Overview: Written-Off tells the story of how mental health stigma comes to have a profound impact on the lives of people diagnosed with mental illnesses. It reviews theory, research, and history – illustrated with a multitude of personal stories – in four major areas. These areas are: the prevalence and predictors of negative attitudes and behaviors toward mental illness, the impact of community attitudes and behaviors on the self-perceptions of people diagnosed with mental illness, the impact of self-perceptions on the community participation of people diagnosed with mental illness, and how to change self-perceptions through a variety of approaches.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Health, Fitness & Medical