DESCRIPTION OF SELF CONCEPT AND STIGMA IN LEPROSY PATIENT AT GENERAL PUBLIC HOSPITAL OF DAHA HUSADA KEDIRI
Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprosy can cause disability poses no physical changes. Internalized Stigma of leprosy patients suffered because of physical changes or disability suffered. Stigma is the individual's perception of a feeling of a negative attitude and a sense of inferiority felt by the individual who can affect the overall situation. This study aims to study the self concept and stigma of leprosy patients in the Outpatient Installation General Public Hospital Kediri. The study design used was descriptive. The study population was patients with leprosy at Outpatient Installation in General Public Hospital Kediri with subject 38 respondents were selected using purposive sampling technique. The research result showed that leprosy patients had enough stigma (50.0%) and heavy stigma (36.8%). Stigma indicators that supported were on heavy alienation indicator (68.4%), enough stereotypes Support (52.6%), and heavy discrimination (52.6%). From 35 respondents obtained that self-identity was not disturbed, namely 98.3% respondents. Positive body image of leprosy patients is 88.1% respondents. There are 58 respondents (98.3%) who have high self-esteem. There are 88.1% respondents who have not changed the role of leprosy patients. There are good self-ideals 89.8% respondents. The conclusion of this study showed that patients with leprosy got enough stigma primarily on indicators of alienation, stereotypes support and stigma resistant to the level of disability 2.