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    NewHopeR is offline Senior Member
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    Does "methods for attacking stigma" mean "methods that are used to attack/erase..."?

    Does "methods for attacking stigma" mean "methods that are used to attack/erase stigma"?

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    In this month's Rehab Rounds column, Samatha Kommana and her colleagues conceptualize stigma from a social-psychological perspective and describe several methods for attacking stigma that are based on priciples of social psychology.

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    Re: Does "methods for attacking stigma" mean "methods that are used to attack/erase..

    Yes

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    Re: Does "methods for attacking stigma" mean "methods that are used to attack/erase..

    Almost - they are methods that can be used to attack stigma. Saying 'methods for attacking stigma' suggests (to me... ) that the methods are in use.

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    Re: Does "methods for attacking stigma" mean "methods that are used to attack/erase..

    Good point.

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