publication . Article . 2015

reliability and validity of internalized stigmatization scale in psoriasis

Erkan Alpsoy; Yeşim Şenol; Aslı Bilgiç Temel; G. Özge Baysal; Ayşe Akman Karakaş;
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  • Published: 05 Mar 2015 Journal: TURKDERM, volume 49, pages 45-49 (issn: 1019-214X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Galenos Yayinevi
Backround and design. Internalized stigma involves endorsing negative feelings and beliefs such as insignificance, shame and withdrawal triggered by applying these negative stereotypes to one self. Internalized Stigma Scale has not been applied to psoriasis patients. We aimed to evaluate the reliability and validity of Internalized Stigma Scale in psoriasis patients. Materials and Methods. 100 consecutive, volunteer psoriasis patients (48 female, 52 male; aged, 40.59±15.44 years) were enrolled in the study. PASI and BSA were evaluated by physician (A.B.). Patients responded contemporaneously to Psoriasis Internalized Stigma Scale (PISS), DQoL, and Perceived Heal...
free text keywords: Dermatology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Psoriasis, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, stigmatization, internalized stigmatization, validity, reliability, RL1-803, Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology, RC870-923
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