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Stigma and Recovery

Stigma and Recovery
Lay views of psychological differences and attributions of stigma
In every culture, there is some notion of emotional and psychological difference, but these differences are not identified in the same way by different cultures.
Users of mental health services, rejecting the notion of ‘mental illness’ have often opted for the term ‘mental distress’.

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Ageing and Mental Health

[CN: Child abuse]
Ageing and Mental Health
Age and the lifecourse
Age is another dimension of social patterning. There are three main concerns when considering age and aging as a social factor:
1. Identification of structural and institutional influences that pattern early exposure to stress.
2. Stress universes for different people at different ages.

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Race and ethnicity

Race and ethnicity
Theoretical presuppositions
It’s important to note that many social policies have been influenced by eugenics principles. This means that, historically and to an extent today, social policies that intertwine considerations of race and mental health challenges are in fact racist.
Race and health
A full account of race and mental health challenges…