Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

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  • A Comparative Study Of Internalized Stigma And Its Correlates Among Different Psychiatric Disorders In Remission

  • Article : Open Access

  • Article Type: Original Article

  • Subject : Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology

  • Year : 2018

  • Author : Srilakshmi Pingali

  • Author : Sireesha Srinivasa Rao

  • Author : Molangur Umashankar

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  • Page From : 29

  • Page To : 33

  • Page No : 29-33

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  • Abstract  

    Introduction: Stigma is the negative stereotyping and bias a person with mental illness is subjected to. Internalized stigma is a part of personal stigma and occurs by internalizing the public stigma. There are a number of reported consequences of internalized stigma that play a role in recovery and rehabilitation. The commonly reported consequences are the loss of self-esteem and self-efficacy, disempowerment, demoralization, loss of income and non-adherence to medication Aims and Objectives:To study and compare the internalized stigma among patients with schizophrenia, bipolar and anxiety disorders in remission.  To understand the clinical and sociodemographic correlates of the same. Materials and Methods:A total of 120 outpatients fulfilling criteria for the study were taken. Semi -structured proforma for sociodemographic and clinical variables and the internalized stigma of mental illness (ISMI) scale for internalized stigma were used. Results:60% showed stigma. 23% showed moderate stigma. Females and patients who were involuntarily admitted had significantly more stigma. Stigma however did not differ significantly among the various diagnostic groups. Conclusion: A significant number of females and involuntarily admitted patients irrespective of their diagnosis experienced internalized stigma.

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  • Keyword : Internalized stigma, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, anxiety.
  • How to cite this article:   Pingali S, Rao S S, Umashankar M, A Comparative Study Of Internalized Stigma And Its Correlates Among Different Psychiatric Disorders In Remission. Telangana J Psychiatry. 2018;4(1):29-33.
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