stigma

Advancing Health Equity through Cross-Cutting Approaches to Health-Related Stigma

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Birbeck, G.L., Bond, V., Earnshaw, V. et al. Advancing health equity through cross-cutting approaches to health-related stigma. BMC Med 17, 40 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12916-019-1282-0
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Abstract

Health-related stigma remains a major barrier to improving health and well-being for vulnerable populations around the world. This collection on stigma research and global health emerged largely as a result of a 2017 meeting on the “The Science of Stigma Reduction” sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). An overwhelming consensus at the meeting was reached.

Participants Required: Online Consultation on Stigmatizing Attitudes

In response to Resolution 61/11 ‘Promoting non-stigmatizing attitudes to ensure the availability of, access to and delivery of health, care and social services for drug users’ adopted during the 61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) is asking experts and partners to participate in an online consultation to identify international experiences and best practice on: Increasing awareness of the

Sober Social Networks: The Role of Online Support Groups in Recovery from Alcohol Addiction

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Bliuc, Ana‐Maria, Tuyet‐Ngan Doan, and David Best. "Sober social networks: The role of online support groups in recovery from alcohol addiction." Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology 29, no. 2 (2019): 121-132.
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The internet allows us to connect and interact with people from around the world. Online networks have increasingly been used as a source of health information.

Perceptions about Mental Illness among General Practitioners

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Castillejos Anguiano et al. Int J Ment Health Syst (2019) 13:27 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13033-019-0284-9
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Background

General practitioners (GPs) play an important role in the physical care of patients with severe mental illness, so our aim was to analyse the relationships between GPs’ sociodemographic status and worked-related variables and their perceptions about mental illness.