Stigma of tuberculosis scale: validity and reliability


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Ozpinar S., TANER Ş., YILDIRIM G. , Anar C. M. , Altiparmak O., BAYDUR H.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.63, no.3, pp.192-198, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.6787
  • Title of Journal : TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Page Numbers: pp.192-198

Abstract

Introduction: In many health conditions, stigma is receiving increasing attention. Public stigmatization toward social illness can affect particularly the patients and family memberships to help seeking behavior and treatment. This study, the aim of this study was to investigate the validity and reliability of the Turkish "Stigma of Tuberculosis Scale" which was developed to evaluate of perception of stigma with tuberkulosis patient.