Measuring leprosy-related stigma – a pilot study to validate a toolkit of instruments
Authors: Rensen C, Bandyopadhyay S, Gopal PK, Van Brakel WH.
Source: Disabil Rehabil 2011; 33(9):711-719.
Stigma negatively affects the quality of life of leprosy-affected people. Instruments are needed to assess levels of stigma and to monitor and evaluate stigma reduction interventions. We conducted a validation study of such instruments in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, India.
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