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Examining Cues that Signal Mental Illness Stigma by Matthew Schumacher, Patrick W. Corrigan, and Timothy Dejong
"Erving Goffman (1963) distinguished between stigmas that are readily perceived (like ethnic group and gender) versus those that might be hidden (like sexual orientation or religious affiliation). Mental illness stigma falls into this latter group; it is not readily obvious, but instead inferred from a variety of social cues. The impact of three cues--bizarre behavior, poor social skills, and low physical attractiveness--on stigma is examined in this study."
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