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ERIC Number: EJ863511
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 68
ISSN: ISSN-8756-5943
Disease and Stigma: A Review of Literature
Pettit, Michele L.
Health Educator, v40 n2 p70-76 Fall 2008
This article presents a review of literature pertaining to disease and stigma. Specifically, a definition of stigma is provided along with an historical overview of disease and stigma and research trends related to three public health perils-AIDS, mental illness, and obesity.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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