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Challenging the stigma of mental illness lessons for therapists and advocates by Patrick W. Corrigan

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mentally ill,
  • Psychology,
  • Social aspects,
  • Mentally Ill Persons,
  • Mental illness,
  • Public opinion,
  • Prejudice,
  • Therapy,
  • Stigma (Social psychology),
  • Social Perception,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Attitude to Health

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPatrick W. Corrigan, David Roe, Hector W.H. Tsang
ContributionsRoe, David, 1966-, Stang, Hector W. H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC455 .C66 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25553959M
ISBN 100470683600
ISBN 109780470683606
LC Control Number2010035848
OCLC/WorldCa660502608

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