UNIGE document Professional Article
previous document  unige:89922  next document
add to browser collection

Troubles bipolaires et autostigmatisation

Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2015, vol. 11, no. 486, p. 1696-1701
Abstract Despite wide media coverage in recent years, the stigmatization of people with bipolar disorder still exists. Bipolar people also have their own tendency to self-stigmatize that is to integrate their beliefs, prejudices and stigmatizing behaviors. The consequences are important: shame, guilt, withdrawal and renunciation to lead one's own life according to personal values increasing therefore the risk of mood relapses. Self-stigma is rarely assessed in clinical practice and few strategies have been designed to face them efficiently. Recognizing self-stigmatizing beliefs and challenging them are the first steps of this vast endeavour.
Keywords Bipolar Disorder/psychology/therapyHumansPractice Patterns, Physicians'Self ConceptSocial StigmaStereotyping
PMID: 26591079
Full text
Article (Published version) (461 Kb) - document accessible for UNIGE members only Limited access to UNIGE
Research group Thérapeutiques des Troubles de l'Humeur et Anxieux (689)
(ISO format)
RICHARD LEPOURIEL, Hélène. Troubles bipolaires et autostigmatisation. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2015, vol. 11, n° 486, p. 1696-1701. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:89922

60 hits



Deposited on : 2016-12-06

Export document
Format :
Citation style :