Subject: [SCCO.PSYC]Cognitive science/Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences | [ SCCO.PSYC ] Cognitive science/Psychology | Anthropology | Research Article | Social research | Genetic disorders | Sociology | Social Discrimination | Medicine | Down syndrome | Personality traits | Q | Chromosomal Disorders | R | Disabilities | Face | Psychology | Children | Science | Clinical Genetics
International audience; BackgroundStigmatization is one of the greatest obstacles to the successful integration of people with Trisomy 21 (T21 or Down syndrome), the most frequent genetic disorder associated with intellectual disability. Research on attitudes and stereo... View more
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