Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Stigma Scale: examining the complex experience of stigma and its relationship with self-esteem and depression among people living with mental illness in Hong Kong.

@article{Ho2015PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Stigma Scale: examining the complex experience of stigma and its relationship with self-esteem and depression among people living with mental illness in Hong Kong.},
  author={Andy Hau Yan Ho and Jordan S. Potash and Ted C. T. Fong and Vania F L Ho and Eric Y. H. Chen and Robert H W Lau and Friendly S. W. Au Yeung and Rainbow Tin Hung Ho},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={56},
  pages={198-205}
}
BACKGROUND Stigma of mental illness is a global public health concern, but there lacks a standardized and cross-culturally validated instrument for assessing the complex experience of stigma among people living with mental illness (PLMI) in the Chinese context. AIM This study examines the psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Stigma Scale (CSS), and explores the relationships between stigma, self-esteem and depression. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted with a… CONTINUE READING
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