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A negative impression of property because of real or perceived problems.The most common stigma is associated with property that has remained on the market for whatever time period is locally considered “too long.”Potential buyers usually think there must be some problem with the property that they might or might not be able to recognize and economically cure, so they avoid such properties.Another common stigma is a commercial property,usually with a restaurant tenant, that has experienced high turnover.The reason might be that the tenants had insufficient financial resources to survive until the break-even point, but the property soon acquires a stigma as a bad location for restaurants.To some extent,the stigma can become a self-fulfilling prophecy if the community fails to patronize any business at that location because of the stigma.Despite that,there are tremendous opportunities for investors who target stigmatized properties and can successfully overcome the bad reputation.

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One possible factor is the stigma toward help seeking, or the receipt of counseling and related forms of therapy (Corrigan, 2004; Hess & Tracey, 2013; Vogel, Wade, & Hackler, 2007).
Although there is clear evidence for the role of a help-seeking stigma in Western countries, the nature of the help-seeking stigma does not necessarily generalize to other cultures (Coker, 2005).
Awareness of the importance of health-related stigma is increasing.
Stigma is known to have an effect at different levels and it is increasingly recommended that, to be successful, stigma-reduction interventions should be oriented towards multiple levels and facets.
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Transgender individuals, as part of a gender minority group, experience a specific type of stigma known as transphobia, defined by Carrera-Fernandez, Lameiras-Fernandez, and Rodriguez-Castro (2014) as "negative attitudes and beliefs about transpeople" (p.
Reading through even a few of these quickly leads one to the conclusion that health related stigmas bring pain and other consequences equal to, or even far greater than the disease processes or injuries (by birth, war, or accident) themselves.
The stigma associated with HIV is a complex construct that includes diverse categories and dimensions.
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This paper reviews the comparison of perceived public stigma and their attitudes towards seeking psychological help between Turkish and Pakistani students.