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stigmas exist primarily in the minds of stigmatizers and stigmatized individuals as cultural social constructions, rather than as universally stigmatized physical features.
According to them, 'both the stigmatizers and the stigmatized are engaged in a similar process of gripping and being gripped by life, holding onto something, preserving what matters, and warding off danger'.
This would increase the exposure between potential stigmatizers and those who are potential targets of stigmatization, with the desired end result being a normalization of mentally ill persons and a decrease in their stigmatization.
The stigmatizers and the stigmatized": Enacting the social construction of difference and discrimination.