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Table of Contents Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1: What is Mental Disorder and What is Stigma? Chapter 2: Perspectives from Social Psychology, Sociology, and Evolutionary Psychology Chapter 3: Historical Perspectives on Mental Illness and Stigma Chapter 4: Modern Conceptions of Mental Disorder Chapter 5: Evidence from Scientific Investigations Chapter 6: Indicators of Stigma from Everyday Life Chapter 7: Stigma of Mental Illness: An Integration Chapter 8: Research Directions and Priorities Chapter 9: Overcoming Stigma I: Legislation, Policy, and Community Efforts Chapter 10: Overcoming Stigma II: Media and Mental Health Professionals Chapter 11: Overcoming Stigma III: Families and Individuals Chapter 12: Concluding Issues References
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Mental illness -- Social aspects.
Mental illness -- Public opinion.
Stigma (Social psychology).