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stigmatize

(stĭg′mə-tīz′)
tr.v. stigma·tized, stigma·tizing, stigma·tizes
1. To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
2. To mark with stigmata or a stigma.
3. To cause stigmata to appear on.

stig′ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
stig′ma·tiz′er n.
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Some studies point out that men are more reluctant to seek help for suicide-related problems (Bjerkest, Romundstad, & Gunnell, 2008) and hold more negative and stigmatising attitudes toward suicide than women (Batterham et al., 2013; Colucci & Minas, 2013), like considering the suicidal person a coward or stupid (Oliffe et al., 2016).
But potentially stigmatising behaviours are also influenced by conscious thought processes.
168), for instance, the social problems experienced by those diagnosed with leprosy in the Netherlands were attributed more to self-stigma and low self-esteem than to the stigmatising attitudes of those around them.
There were six criteria used to determine whether a given image was negative or stigmatising, including being shown without a head (59 percent of overweight/obese people).
collectively cast the Roma in a negative light, thus stigmatising an entire
She said: "I myself think labelling and stigmatising are used as ways of not giving people the help they want and their children can benefit from."
Junior government minister Mr Ainsworth, who represents Coventry North East, said Mr Lane did not believe he was stigmatising communities.
Unison's Rodney Bickerstaffe said: "We are asking for a decent state pension as of right without people having to jump through hoops or have what they see as stigmatising means testing."
"The public health campaigns that people feel are stigmatising are often based on personal blame, personal responsibility and the assumption that if you tell people enough to lose weight, they will," News.com.au quoted Thomas as telling the Herald Sun.
"I don't think it is stigmatising those children by targeting them.
TRACKING the children of criminals in a bid to stop them following in their parents' footsteps, risks stigmatising youngsters and making them more likely to pursue a life of crime, experts have warned.
Home Secretary Mr Jack Straw has denied charges that radical changes to the asylum system pander to popular prejudices and risk stigmatising would-be refugees.