publication . Article . 2014

Perceived stigma, self-esteem and social comparison of people with intellectual disability

Stanković Ivana; Milačić-Vidojević Ivona;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Psihijatrija Danas (issn: 0350-2538, eissn: 2560-3272, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Mental Health, Belgrade
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between self-esteem, perceived stigma and social comparison of persons with intellectual disabilities. The sample consisted of 100 persons with mild and moderate intellectual disability, aged 18 years and older, of different sexes, with or without stigmatized characteristics, who lived in an institution or in a family. We used questionnaires of Perceived stigma, Adapted Scale of Social Comparison and Adapted Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale. The results showed relatively low level of perceived stigma in people with ID (AS=5.15). Respondents showed a moderately positive level of general self-esteem, moderately hi...
free text keywords: intellectual disability, self-esteem, perceived stigma, social comparison, Psychiatry, RC435-571
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