Introduction
The 15-item Explanatory Model Interview Catalogue Community Stigma Scale (EMIC-CSS) measures perceived attitudes and behaviour towards stigmatized individuals. The EMIC-CSS covers areas of life that may be affected by stigma, namely: concealment, avoidance, pity, shame, being made fun of, respect and marriage (prospects). The EMIC-CSS measures the perception of the respondent regarding the attitudes and behaviour of others in the community. The scale is available in English, Bahasa, Hindi, Portuguese, Nepali, Bengali and Tamil.

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