How stigma looks can vary depending on whether we understand mental illness to be predominantly formed by biology or life events.
When equal weight is given to both, individuals may encounter more optimism regarding recovery, less social aversion, and less moral blame.
Professor Nick Haslam has explored how stigma is experienced across the world.
Professor Haslam's interview with Adrian Pecotic is available exclusively to subscribers of Mental Health Knowledge and/or CareKnowledge.
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