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Psychological characteristics and perceptions of stuttering of adults who stutter with and without support group experience

The author compared adults who stutter with and without support group experience on measures of self-esteem, self-efficacy, life satisfaction, self-stigma, perceived stuttering severity, perceived origin and future course of stuttering, and importance of fluency. The author reported the findings support … Continue reading

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Assessment of Stigma Associated With Stuttering: Development and Evaluation of the Self-Stigma of Stuttering Scale

The author sought to create a psychometrically sound scale that measures different levels of internalized stigma (i.e., self-stigma) among adults who stutter and to analyze factor structure, reliability, and initial construct validity of the scale. Participants in this study completed … Continue reading

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Stigma Building Blocks-How Instruction and Experience Teach Children About Rejection by Outgroups

Kang & Inzlicht report their findings in this study suggest that children begin learning about outgroup rejection through instruction but start to rely more on their own experiences as they age. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 2012, 38, 357-369

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