Stigma and Public Perception

“As soon as people hear that word…”: associative stigma among clinicians working with people with serious mental illness – 2018

Purpose Stigma by association occurs when members affiliated with a marginalized group become discredited themselves. This qualitative study explored associative stigma among mental health (MH) clinicians working with individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness. Design/methodology/approach Forty-seven eligible service providers completed

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Battling Associative Stigma in Psychiatric Nursing [2020]

Psychiatric nurses often experience associative stigma. Associative stigma may impact psychiatric nurses’ views of their professional identity which ultimately impacts the health care of individuals experiencing mental health concerns. Very little research has been conducted on associative stigma in the

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