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A comparison of Cohen’s Kappa and Gwet’s AC1 when calculating inter-rater reliability coefficients: a study conducted with personality disorder samples
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Gwet’s AC1 was shown to have higher inter-rater reliability coefficients for all the PD criteria and be less affected by prevalence and marginal probability than that of Cohen's Kappa, and therefore should be considered for use with inter- rater reliability analysis. Expand
The Thai version of the PSS-10: An Investigation of its psychometric properties
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The Thai version of the PSS-10 demonstrated excellent goodness-of-fit for the two factor solution model, as well as good reliability and validity for estimating the level of stress perception with a Thai population. Expand
Reliability and Validity of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS): Thai Version
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The Thai-MSPSS was found to have a negative correlation with the STAI and the TDI, but was positively correlated with the RSES, and overall the model demonstrated adequate fit indices. Expand
Prevalence, associated factors and impact of loneliness and interpersonal problems on internet addiction: A study in Chiang Mai medical students.
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Along with a screening for potential internet addiction among medical students, attention should be paid to identifying those who experience loneliness and interpersonal problems, because both are strong predictors that can be improved by a variety of appropriate intervention. Expand
A Revised Thai Multi-Dimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support
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The revised version of the Multi-dimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support demonstrated a good internal consistency - with a Cronbach's alpha of .92 for the MSPSS questionnaire, and a significant correlation with the other scales, as predicted. Expand
Prevalence of major depressive disorders and suicide in long‐term care facilities: a report from northern Thailand
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This study investigated the prevalence of MDD and suicide risk among residents in an LTC facility in northern Thailand and found that depression is a common mental illness among elderly Thais. Expand
Diagnosing delirium in elderly Thai patients: Utilization of the CAM algorithm
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Family physicians performed well when diagnosing delirium in elderly hospitalized Thai patients using the Thai version of the CAM algorithm, showing that this measurement tool is suitable for use by non-psychiatrically trained personnel, being short, quick, and easy to administer. Expand
Confirmatory factor analysis of the revised version of the Thai multidimensional scale of perceived social support among the elderly with depression
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The use of the revised MSPSS as a brief instrument for assessing perceived social support in the elderly with or without depressive disorders is supported, due to its robust factor structure. Expand
How the interpersonal and attachment styles of therapists impact upon the therapeutic alliance and therapeutic outcomes.
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Therapist factors were found to have no effect on working alliance, as reported by the patients; however, it was reported that when the therapists employed a secure or submissive attachment style, this played a role in helping to reduce symptoms. Expand
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