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SPARC awarded to Lancaster University PhD Student

SPARC awarded to Lancaster University PhD Student

I am a PhD student based in the Division for Health Research at Lancaster University.  My fellowship is funded by Lancaster University to support LiLaC’s membership of the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR).  Through SPHR, I had the opportunity apply for an...

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The production of spatial stigma: a neglected social determinant of health inequalities

The production of spatial stigma: a neglected social determinant of health inequalities

The experience of poverty and disadvantage are widely perceived to be negative attributes setting people apart from the mainstream of society and devaluing them. Research, particularly in the mental health field, has shown that the internalisation of the stigma these processes create exacerbates other drivers of social and health inequalities. It is associated with internal feelings of shame and moral inferiority.

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