stigmatization


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stigmatization

 [stig″mah-tĭ-za´shun]
1. the formation of stigmas.
2. the assignment of negative perceptions to an individual because of perceived difference from the population at large; it may occur on the basis of physical appearance (including race or sex), of mental or physical illness, or of various other qualities.

stig·ma·ti·za·tion

(stig'mă-ti-zā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): stigmatism
2. Production of stigmas, especially of a hysteric nature.
3. Debasement of a person by attributing a negatively connotated characteristic or other stigma to that person.

stig·ma·ti·za·tion

(stig'mă-tī-zā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): stigmatism.
2. Production of stigmas, especially of a hysteric nature.
3. Debasement of a person by the attribution of a negatively toned characteristic or other stigma.
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However, most stigmatics suffer the pain of stigmatization on Thursday at 3 p.m.
Number of pervious research studies were in line with findings of current study.10-14 Patients having high level of internalized stigma will experience low level of self-esteem because they turn every public stigmatization and negative stereotyping toward themselves.
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Germany is a country where sanctions and stigmatization had the intended effect.
Medical profession itself contributes to stigmatization of psychiatry.
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Department of Justice Deputy Attorney General James Cole, "both of whom emphasized the importance of helping incarcerated parents maintain relationships with their children, and lessening the trauma and stigmatization these children often endure," according to the report.
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The rapporteur also reported "a smear campaign and stigmatization of defenders and activists working on abortion issues." Sekaggya gave the example of a prominent reproductive health provider who, in October and November 2012, was the subject of newspaper articles alleging that the individual was providing illegal services and "putting the lives of women at risk." The report concluded that the stigma surrounding reproductive health may lead to an even more stringent enforcement of Ireland's already restrictive statues than actually required by law.
In response, the CDC is funding a program to target at-risk young people and to address the related issues of stigmatization and homophobia.
Stigmatization towards users appears to act as a prevention mechanism among nonusers (Palamar, Kiang & Halkitis 2011), but research is needed to determine what personal characteristics predict stigmatization towards users.
Social stigmatization of abortion undergirds current anti-abortion rights measures and hinders abortion rights advocates' efforts to preserve women's access to safe, legal abortion care.