Estigma Adicciones

Cultural adaptation of measuring instruments on stigma and mental illness in Mexico City

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Mora-Ríos, J., Bautista-Aguilar, N., Natera, G., & Pedersen, D. (2013). Adaptación cultural de instrumentos de medida sobre estigma y enfermedad mental en la Ciudad de México. Salud Mental, 36(1), 9-18. doi:https://doi.org/10.17711/SM.0185-3325.2013.002

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This work is part of a collaborative study involving research teams in Canada and Mexico. The general objective is to describe the process of cultural adaptation and semantic validation of three measuring instruments on stigma and mental illness in Mexico City.

Stigma Drug and Addiction Use

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The stigma associated with drug use and addictive behaviors affects in a transverse way in people's lives, making an impact on physical and mental health, the ability to find and maintain a job, to find and maintain a home, in their relationships social and self-concept. On the other hand, the stigma delays the search for adequate treatment and is in itself a barrier to access and stay in treatments.