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Stigma and Prejudice 2016 PDF

Stigma and Prejudice 2016 PDF: Touchstones in Understanding Diversity in Healthcare

Stigma and Prejudice 2016 PDF
Author Ranna Parekh
File size 4.52 MB
Year 2016
Pages 382
Language English
File format PDF
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In this innovative title the authors describe unique patient populations affected by stigma and prejudice and the prevalence of these issues to all healthcare providers. Each chapter covers the forms of prejudice and stigma associated with minority statuses including religious minorities the homeless as well as those stigmatized by medical serious medical conditions such HIV/AIDS obesity and substance misuse disorders.  The chapters focus on the importance of recognizing biological differences and similarities within such groups and describes the challenges and best practices for optimum healthcare outcomes. The text describes innovative ways to connect in a clinical setting with people of diverse backgrounds. The text also covers future directions and areas of research and innovative clinical work being done.

Written by experts in the field Stigma and Prejudice is an excellent resource for psychiatrist psychologists general physicians social workers and all other medical professionals working with stigmatized populations.

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