Author(s)/Creator(s)

Austin McNeill BrownFollow

Description/Abstract

Substance use disorders are among the most stigmatized health conditions in the U.S. This research brief examines how the language we use to describe people with substance use disorders impact how they are perceived and how willing we are to accept them into our social and professional circles.

Document Type

Research Brief

Keywords

recovery, substance use disorders, stigma

Disciplines

Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Other Chemicals and Drugs | Social Psychology and Interaction

Date

2-18-2020

Acknowledgements

The author acknowledges the study’s co-authors, Dr. Brenda Curtis and Robert Ashford, as well as Dr. John Kelly who provided input for the original project. Additional acknowledgement to the team at the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion for editing and guidance.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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