Division of Clinical Research and Training

Stigma Project - Perceptions of Medical and Nursing Students of the Stigma in TB and Diabetes Mellitus

Year
2013
Division
Health Humanities
Project Lead
Manjulika Vaz
Source of Funding
Research Society, St. John’s Medical College
Details

The study involved the comparison of the perceptions of medical and nursing undergraduate students, and of patients, to stigma in TB and Diabetes using the Explanatory Model Interview Catalogue (EMIC) stigma scale. 50 TB Patients, 50 Diabetes Mellitus Patients, 111 Medical Students, 79 nursing students were covered using the EMIC questionnaire and 8 Focus Group Discussions were held to collect qualitative data from the medical and nursing students.