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Title: Welcome to the Self-Stigma Research Collaborative | Self-Stigma Research Collaborative

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... self stigma and its relationship with the experience of mental illness and help seeking Another goal is to develop and test interventions that will help reduce stigma and increase the likelihood that people in need will seek quality mental health care services The purpose of this website is to organize the information regarding the self stigma associated with seeking help and to provide a useful tool for researchers and clinicians who wish to learn more about self stigma contribute to ongoing research in this area and implement innovative interventions that will assist those they work with Background In 2005 Drs Vogel and Wade had a conversation about the role of stigma on the help seeking process Informed by previous research the discussion turned to the potentially differential roles that public stigma and self stigma might have on one s willingness to seek help From that conversation the research on self stigma at Iowa State was born The first task was to create a reliable and valid measurement of self stigma for seeking help As a result they created the Self Stigma for Seeking Help Scale SSOSH Vogel Wade Haake 2006 Over the past 5 years requests for information about the...

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