(noun) “When someone’s identity is spoiled; they are labeled as different, discriminated against, and sometimes even shunned due to an illness or disability” (OpenStax College. 2012).
Audio Pronunciation: (stig·ma·ti·za·tion)
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- Plural: stigmatizations
OpenStax College. 2012. Health in the United States. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42931/1.2/).