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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 22 (2): 185-188 (1998)

Coping with rejection, stigma, and hope.

MA Murphy
This article is about the pain caused by stigmatization of individuals with psychiatric disabilities. The author shares her experience as well as the experiences of people attending a psychosocial rebabititation center. Examples of discrimination and prejudice, subtle as well as overt, are given. Then, the author speaks about bow she found hope and how she believes mental health professionals and organizations can help people with mental illness restore their dignity.
ISSN: 1095-158X     
Accession Number: 1999045541. Language: English. Entry Date: 19990601. Revision Date: 20050414. Publication Type: journal article. Journal Subset: Allied Health; Blind Peer Reviewed; Editorial Board Reviewed; Expert Peer Reviewed; Peer Reviewed; USA. NLM UID: 9601800.