social stigma

Pilot study exploring quality of life and barriers to leisure-time physical activity in persons with moderate to severe multiple sclerosis

Elizabeth A. Vanner, M.S., Pamela Block, Ph.D., Christopher C. Christodoulou, Ph.D., Beverly P. Horowitz, Ph.D., Lauren B. Krupp, M.D. Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 58–65 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.001 Abstract Background We sought to assess how impairment (physiological/psychological) and disability (social/environmental) are associated with physical and leisure/recreation activity levels and quality of life […]

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Perceived stigma, strain, and mental health among caregivers of veterans with traumatic brain injury

Sean M. Phelan, Joan M. Griffin, Wendy L. Hellerstedt, Nina A. Sayer, Agnes C. Jensen, Diana J. Burgess, Michelle van Ryn Disability and Health Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3 Published Online: March 21, 2011 p177–184 Published online: April 22, 2011   Abstract  Background Family caregivers of individuals with stigmatized conditions can experience stigma-by-association and discrimination. […]

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Perceived stigma, strain, and mental health among caregivers of veterans with traumatic brain injury

Sean M. Phelan, Joan M. Griffin, Wendy L. Hellerstedt, Nina A. Sayer, Agnes C. Jensen, Diana J. Burgess, Michelle van Ryn Disability and Health Journal, issue 3, July 20122, p177–184 Published online: April 22, 2011 Background Family caregivers of individuals with stigmatized conditions can experience stigma-by-association and discrimination. Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may elicit a […]

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