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Does the stigma of mental illness contribute to suicidality?

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Nicolas Rüsch, Alina Zlati, Georgia Black, Graham Thornicroft

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Volume205
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014

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Abstract

Mental disorders are associated with suicidality and with stigma. Many consequences of stigma, such as social isolation, unemployment, hopelessness or stress, are risk factors for suicidality. Research is needed on the link between stigma and suicidality as well as on anti-stigma interventions and their effects on suicidality.

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