Labelling of Disabled Refugees

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In the context of disability, labelling has positive as well as negative effects on both disabled people and those who deal with them, e.g. medical staff or caretakers. When used appropriately and within context, labels serve many a practical and often necessary function. Stigmatisation of a disability or behaviour label has been shown to corrupt the attitudes towards individuals of professionals working with this population. Leer más