A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Intervention Study to Assess the Effect of a Contact Intervention in Reducing Leprosy-Related Stigma in Indonesia
Authors: Peters RM, Dadun, Zweekhorst MB, Bunders JF, Irwanto, van Brakel WH.
Source: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Oct 20;9(10):e0004003.
Can deliberate interaction between the public and persons affected by leprosy reduce stigmatization? The study described in this paper hypothesises that it can and assesses the effectiveness of a ‘contact intervention’.
Development and structural validation of a shortened version of the Participation Scale
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