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Table 5 Prevalence of internalized stigma and WHODAS II scales of respondents in comparison with a study in Europe

From: Internalized stigma among patients with mood disorders in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional facility-based study

ScalePrevalence of moderate to high levels in our study (%)Results from a study in Europe [37] (%)
Overall self-stigma (excludes Stigma resistance)31.521.7
Alienation54.539.4
Stereotype endorsement21.712.5
Discrimination experience27.721.7
Social withdrawal26.428.7
Stigma resistance54.959.7
Self-esteem67.2
WHODAS II (the 12 items)26.4