- "They treated me like a leper". Stigmatization and the quality of life of patients with hepatitis CSusan Zickmund
Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:835-44. 2003..We hypothesized that patients with chronic hepatitis C infection experience stigmatization independent of mode of acquisition and that it negatively affects quality of life...
- Hepatitis C virus-infected patients report communication problems with physiciansSusan Zickmund
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Hepatology 39:999-1007. 2004..These should target both specialists and primary care providers to inform them about the psychosocial challenges facing these patients...