Beliefs of leprosy patients about their illness. A study in the province of South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

  • M C Elissen
  • Published 1991 in Tropical and geographical medicine

Abstract

In Bone district, Province of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, a total of 50 randomly selected leprosy patients were interviewed about their beliefs about their illness with the help of a questionnaire. It became evident, that their knowledge about leprosy was generally satisfactory, but only few patients adopted the bacterial theory as cause of their disease… (More)

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@article{Elissen1991BeliefsOL, title={Beliefs of leprosy patients about their illness. A study in the province of South Sulawesi, Indonesia.}, author={M C Elissen}, journal={Tropical and geographical medicine}, year={1991}, volume={43 4}, pages={379-82} }