Glossary S

Steroid hormone refers a hormone that contains four (4) carbon rings

Steroids refers to a class of lipids, derived from cholesterol , that includes the hormones testosterone, estrogen , cortisol, and a

STI is the abbreviations of Sexually transmitted infection that refers to an infection that is transmitted from one person to another through sexual contact . STI is used to be called Sexually transmitted disease (STD) or venereal disease (VD).

Stigma refers to a cluster of negative attitudes and beliefs that motivates fear, rejection, avoidance, and Discrimination against people with mental illnesses.

- Stigma by Association : Stigma by Association refers to the rejection of the persons or individuals who associate with stigmatized others. Example: When I associate with a poor person, I am rejected by others becau

Stigmas refer to the characteristics of individuals that are considered socially unacceptable, examples are: being overweight, mentally ill , sick, poor, or physically scarred.

Stigmata refers to the physical marks and characteristics that suggest that an individual or a person is abnormal.

Stigmatic shaming refers to the form of shaming, imposed as a sanction by the Criminal justice system, that is Thought to destroy the moral bond between the offender and the community .

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