ISBN : 9780190243470
Stigma leads to poorer health. In The Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination, and Health, leading scholars identify stigma mechanisms that operate at multiple levels to erode the health of stigmatized individuals and, collectively, produce health disparities. This book provides unique insights concerning the link between stigma and health across various types of stigma and groups.
Preface; Section I. Background; Chapter 1: Stigma and Its Implications for Health: Introduction and Overview; Brenda Major, John F. Dovidio, Bruce G. Link, and Sarah K. Calabrese ; Chapter 2: Physical Health Disparities and Stigma: Race, Sexual Orientation, and Body Weight; John F. Dovidio, Louis A. Penner, Sarah K. Calabrese and Rebecca L. Pearl; Chapter 3: Stigma as a Fundamental Cause of Health Inequality; Bruce G. Link, Jo C. Phelan and Mark L. Hatzenbuehler; Chapter 4: Power, Status, and Stigma: Their Implications for Health; Jeff Lucas, Hsiang-Yuan Ho and Kristin Kerns; Chapter 5: Stigma, Social Identity Threat and Health; Brenda Major and Toni Schmader; Chapter 6: Structural Stigma and Health; Mark L. Hatzenbuehler ; Section II. Pathways from Stigma to Health; Chapter 7: Discriminating Ecologies: A Life History Approach to Stigma and Health; Steven L. Neuberg and Andreana C. Kenrick ; Chapter 8: Segregation, Stigma, and Stratification: A Biosocial Model; Douglas S. Massey and Brandon Wagner; Chapter 9: Racial Discrimination and Racial Disparities in Health; Naomi Priest and David R. Williams; Chapter 10: Patient Stigma, Medical Interactions, and Healthcare Disparities: A Selective Review; Louis A. Penner, Sean M. Phelan, Valerie Earnshaw, Terrance L. Albrecht, and John F. Dovidio; Chapter 11: Interpersonal Discrimination and Physical Health; Laura Smart Richman, Elizabeth Pascoe, and Micah Lattanner; Chapter 12: Biopsychosocial Mechanisms Linking Discrimination to Health: A Focus on Social Cognition; Elizabeth Brondolo, Irene V. Blair, and Amandeep Kaur ; Chapter 13: Neural and Cardiovascular Pathways from Stigma to Suboptimal Health; Belle Derks and Daan Scheepers; Chapter 14: Affective Reactions as Mediators of the Relationship between Stigma and Health; Wendy Berry Mendes and Keely A. Muscatell; Section III. Moderators of the Stigma-Health Relationship; Chapter 15: When Stigma is Concealable: The Costs and Benefits for Health; Diane M. Quinn; Chapter 16: Social Identity, Stigma and Health; Jolanda Jetten, S. Alexander Haslam, Tegan Cruwys and Nyla R. Branscombe; Chapter 17: Social Stigma and Health: An Identity-Based Motivation Perspective; Daphna Oyserman and Oliver Fisher; Chapter 18: Parenting as a Buffer that Deters Discrimination and Race-Related Stressors fromGetting Under the Skin: Theories, Findings, and Future Directions; Allen W. Barton and Gene H. Brody; Chapter 19: Perceived Racial Discrimination and Health Behavior: Mediation and Moderation; Frederick X. Gibbons and Michelle L. Stock; Chapter 20: Stigma, Health, and Individual Differences; Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton and Jordan B. Leitner; Section IV. Anti-Stigma Interventions; Chapter 21: Getting Underneath the Power of Contact: Revisiting the Fundamental Lever of Stigma as a Social Network Phenomenon; Bernice A. Pescosolido and Bianca Manago; Chapter 22: Reducing Physical Illness Stigma: Insights from the Mental Illness Arena; Patrick W. Corrigan, Andrea B. Bink, and Annie Schmidt; Chapter 23: Public Health with a Punch: Fear, Stigma, and Hard-Hitting Media Campaigns; Amy Fairchild and Ron Bayer; Chapter 24: Public Health and Social Justice: An Argument Against Stigma as a Tool of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Erika Blacksher; Section V. Bi-directional Processes in Stigma and Health; Chapter 25: Stigma and theSocial Epidemic of HIV: Understanding Bi-Directional Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience; Stephenie R. Chaudoir and Jeffrey D. Fisher; Chapter 26: Sexual Minority Stigma and Health; John E. Pachankis and David J. Lick; Chapter 27: The Negative and Bi-Directional Effects of Weight Stigma on Health; Brenda Major, A. Janet Tomiyama and Jeffrey M. Hunger; Chapter 28: Mental and Physical Health Consequences of the Stigma Associated with Mental Illness; Bruce G. Link, Jo C. Phelan and Greer Sullivan