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These stigmas can have different effects on the individual. Everyone has mental health and raising awareness about it and eliminating the stigma can help the world learn how to discuss and change this problem. The two different types of stigma have different effects on the attitude towards those with mental health issues. The public stigma can lead to discrimination and prejudice. The prejudice and discrimination that result from the public stigma can prevent those diag... ... middle of paper ... ...at patients as equals, and those undiagnosed should treat the mental patients just as they would like to be treated.
al). The latter “labeling theory” says that when behaviors of a person come to be labeled as part of a mental illness, they trigger more negative stereotypes in the public perception. That is to say, if someone with a particular mental illness acts out, say violently, the public will associate such behavior as part of that mental illness schema. Similarly Goffman notes that those who are considered to be “normal” believe those who have been stigmatized to be “not normal” going so far as to think of them as almost not human. This leads so called normal society to discriminate against those with mental illness by showing unwillingness to help those people or even refusing to hire them for work (Corrigan et.
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Social Stigma and Mental Illnesses Whenever an individual is identified as having a mental illness, he or she is seen in a different kind of light. Most of the time mental illnesses have a negative connotation to it. This is because the wrongful connection between violence and mental illnesses. Societies negative view of mental illnesses creates many drawbacks in diagnosing and treating the mental disorders. That is why society needs to abandon their negative perspective of mental illnesses.
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