stigmatisation

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.

Between invisibility and stigma: consumption of psychoactive substances among pregnant and postpartum women at three Argentine general hospitals

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Diez, M., Pawlowicz, M. P., Vissicchio, F., Amendolaro, R., Barla, J. C., Muñiz, A., & Arrúa, L. (2020). Between invisibility and stigma: consumption of psychoactive substances among pregnant and postpartum women at three Argentine general hospitals. Salud Colectiva, 16, e2509.
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Our Invisible Addicts

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The Royal College of Psychiatrists
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Older adults are often overlooked or even illegally excluded from treatment and support. A recent report found that 75% of residential rehabilitation centres had arbitrary upper age limits and had limited or no disabled access, and follows a series of previous calls to end stigmatization of older adults with alcohol problems  and limited service access.

Australia: Social Pressures and Alcohol Consumption

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Almost 20% of Australians exceed two alcoholic drinks on average per day. However, the will to cut down or quit drinking can lead to social stigmatisation. A new study published in Drug and Alcohol Review reports that, in many social situations, drinking is considered normal behaviour and that failure to meet this expectation is viewed as “deviant”.