Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online) 2017 Dec;71(0):1115-1122
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland.
A stigma is currently defined as a discrediting mark, biological or social, that sets a person off from others and disrupts interactions with them. People who differ from social norms in some respect are often negatively labeled. A number of medical conditions are recognized at present as stigmatizing their sufferers and certain skin diseases are among them. Read More