3D Scale for Awareness, Attitude, Stigma of Addiction

KAYA N. P. , ERÇETİN Ş. Ş. , YILMAZ M., Acikalin S. N. , Gungor H., Akyol E. S.

STUDIES ON ETHNO-MEDICINE, vol.10, no.2, pp.156-165, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : STUDIES ON ETHNO-MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.156-165


This study's, aim is to develop a three-dimensional scale for awareness, attitude, stigma of substance addiction and addicts. The awareness dimension is composed of knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation sub-dimensions. Validity and reliability of the study were conducted to understand that the scale items of intended to measure and also validity and meaningfulness of collected data by applying the scale to 317 people. The three-dimensional scale for awareness, attitude and stigma of addiction is valid and reliable. The scale is provided to get simultaneous results on three interrelated dimensions such as awareness, attitude and stigmatization, and is facilitated to deal with the subject with a more holistic approach.