The stigma scale for chronic illnesses 8-item version (SSCI-8): development, validation and use across neurological conditions.

@article{Molina2013TheSS,
  title={The stigma scale for chronic illnesses 8-item version (SSCI-8): development, validation and use across neurological conditions.},
  author={Yamil{\'e} Molina and Seung Wook Choi and David Cella and Deepa Rao},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={450-60}
}
BACKGROUND Although the impact of stigma has been highlighted for epileptic populations, the experiences of people living with other neurological conditions have been less studied. PURPOSE In order to promote research on stigma among people with neurological conditions, we sought to develop and psychometrically validate an eight-item questionnaire measuring internalised and enacted stigma experienced by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease (PD), stroke and… CONTINUE READING

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