Predictors of Community Stigma

Completed Projects:

Philip Yanos (PI): Survey of Attitudes Toward Mental Illness In New York State
Joseph DeLuca (PI): Survey of Predictors of Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Mental Illness in New York State
Joseph DeLuca (PI): Survey of Social Attitudes in the United States

Associated Publications:

**DeLuca, J., *Hwang, J., *Stepinski, L., & Yanos, P. T. (2022). Understanding explanatory mechanisms for race/ethnicity differences in mental health stigma: The role of vertical individualism and right-wing authoritarianism. Journal of Mental Health, 31, 39-49.

*Zoubaa, S., *Dure, S., & Yanos, P. T. (2020). Is there evidence for defensive projection? The impact of subclinical mental disorder and self-identification on endorsement of stigma. Stigma and Health, 5, 434–441.

**Chan, G., & Yanos, P. T. (2018). Media depictions and the priming of mental illness stigma. Stigma and Health, 3, 253-264.

**DeLuca, J., *Vaccaro, J., ****Seda, J., & Yanos, P. T. (2018). Political attitudes as predictors of the multiple dimensions of mental health stigma. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 64, 459-469.

**DeLuca, J. S., *Vaccaro, J., *Rudnik, A., **Graham, N., *Giannicchi, A., & Yanos, P. T. (2018). Sociodemographic predictors of sex offender stigma: How politics impact attitudes, social distance, and perceptions of sex offender recidivism. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 2879-2896.

**Gonzales, L., **Chan, G., & Yanos, P. T. (2017). Individual and neighborhood predictors of mental illness stigma in New York state. Stigma and Health, 2, 175-181.

**DeLuca, J. S., Clement, T., & Yanos, P. T. (2017). Does individual stigma predict mental health funding? Toward an understanding of resource allocation and social climate. The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 54, 6-16.

**DeLuca, J. S., & Yanos, P. T. (2016). Managing the terror of a dangerous world: Political attitudes as predictors of mental health stigma. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 62, 21-30.



* MA Student co-author

**Ph.D. Student co-author

***Postdoctoral Fellow co-author

****Undergraduate co-author

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