First comes the disease. Then the scapegoating. Whether it’s Ebola, cholera and now COVID-19, Jesse Verschuere has witnessed “a pattern of stigma against others in every disease outbreak” he has responded to as part of the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders. The objects of prejudice have included health-care More
A sample of research exploring: network modeling in psychopathology; religion and depression; stigma, emotion regulation, and mental health; auditory adaption in children with autism; and general factors of psychopathology, personality, and personality disorder. More
In ancient Greek and Latin, a stigma was a brand that marked a person, such as a slave, who was seen as inferior. Today, the word “stigma” has come to signify the invisible mark made by negative social perceptions, a mark that can hurt just as much as a physical More
Greater Good Magazine: What is it like to grow up in a household with a parent displaying serious mental illness? Renowned psychologist Stephen Hinshaw knows firsthand. His father suffered major bouts of psychosis that kept him periodically hospitalized during Hinshaw’s childhood. Yet, the reasons for these absences were never explained More
Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been the focus of an article in the APS journal Current Directions in Psychological Science. Current More
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