The Influence of Stigma on People with Mental Illness

Minhang Li (University of Sydney, Sydney, Haymarket 2007 NSW, Australia)

Article ID: 2395

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jpr.v2i4.2395

Abstract


People with mental illness have not only struggled with the psychological and physical symptoms of the disease but also suffered from social discrimination and prejudice. [1] This article expresses the negative impact of mental illness stigma on the stigmatized group through the study of previous literature. The purpose of this article is to improve the public’s stereotypes and prejudices of people with mental illness, so as to provide a basis for researchers to identify effective de-stigmatization strategies.


Keywords


Mental illness stigma;Misunderstanding;Stereotype;Mental health;Stigmatized groups

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