Preventing and Reducing Stigma: Research

Research Icons

 

A growing body of research explores prevention's impact on stigma.

Intervening within and across levels: A multilevel approach to stigma and public health
Cook, J. E., Purdie-Vaughns, V., Meyer, I. H., & Busch, J. T. (2014) Social Science & Medicine, 103, 101-109. 
 

The Public Stigma of Mental Illness and Drug Addiction: Findings from a Stratified Random Sample
Corrigan, P.W., Kuwabara, SA., O’Shaughnessy, J. (2009). Journal of Social Work. (9)(2): 139-147
 

Does our choice of substance-related terms influence perceptions of treatment need? An empirical investigation with two commonly used terms. Kelly, J. F., Dow, S. J., & Westerhoff, C. (2010). Journal of Drug Issues, 40(4), 805-818 
 

Does it matter how we refer to individuals with substance-related conditions? A randomized study of two commonly used terms.
Kelly, J. F., & Westerhoff, C. M. (2010). International Journal of Drug Policy, 21(3), 202-207
 

Stop Talking "Dirty": Clinicians, Language, and Quality of Care for the Leading Cause of Preventable Death in the United States
Kelly, J. F., Wakeman, S. E., & Saitz, R. (2015). The American journal of medicine128(1), 8-9.
 

The effectiveness of interventions for reducing stigma related to substance use disorders: a systematic review.
Livingston, J. D., Milne, T., Fang, M. L., & Amari, E. (2012). Addiction107(1), 39-50.VAddiction, 107(1), 39-50


Stigma in health facilities: why it matters and how we can change it
Nyblade, L., Stockton, M. A., Giger, K., Bond, V., Ekstrand, M. L., Mc Lean, R., ... & Turan, J. (2019).  BMC medicine17(1), 1-15.
 

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change.
Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
https://doi.org/10.17226/23442. Download the complete PDF.
 

The influence of structural stigma and rejection sensitivity on young sexual minority men's daily tobacco and alcohol use.
Pachankis, J. E., Hatzenbuehler, M. L., & Starks, T. J. (2014). Social Science & Medicine, 103, 67-75
 

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