Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Black Shadow of Stigma: Lived Experiences of Patients with Psychiatric Disorders on the Consequences of Stigma

Abbas Heydari 1 , Vahid Saadatian 2 and Parvaneh Soodmand 3 , *
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1 Evidence- Based Caring Research Center, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
2 Islamic Azad University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
3 Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: September 2017, 11 (3); e6201
  • Published Online: February 26, 2017
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: April 2, 2016
  • Revised: July 12, 2016
  • Accepted: January 5, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.6201

To Cite: Heydari A, Saadatian V, Soodmand P. Black Shadow of Stigma: Lived Experiences of Patients with Psychiatric Disorders on the Consequences of Stigma, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2017 ; 11(3):e6201. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.6201.

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1. Background
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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