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11 October 2011

Die stigma van geestesafwykings

Gek, simpel, mal, waansinnig, 'n skroef los, van lotjie getik, nie al jou varkies in die hok nie... Die lys van negatiewe beskrywings vir mense met geestesafwykings is lank.

Gek, simpel, mal, waansinnig, 'n skroef los, van lotjie getik, nie al jou varkies in die hok nie... Die lys van negatiewe beskrywings vir mense met geestesafwykings is lank.

Tipes stigma

  • Protes behels die uitdaag van die media as daar onakkurate beriggewing oor geestesafwykings is wat stigma aanmoedig. 
  • Opvoeding behels die voorsiening van akkurate inligting oor geestesafwykings.
  • Kontak met mense met sielkundige toestande wat verantwoordelike en produktiewe lewens lei, kan help om negatiewe stereotipes te verminder. 

 
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