A Turkish version of Kogan's attitude toward older people (KAOP) scale: reliability and validity assessment.

  title={A Turkish version of Kogan's attitude toward older people (KAOP) scale: reliability and validity assessment.},
  author={Firdevs Erdemir and Sultan Kav and Ebru Akgun Citak and Ziyafet Hanoglu and Azize Karahan},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  volume={52 3},
The considerable growth in the elderly population in Turkey has brought with it problems as well as concerns regarding gerontological education for health care professionals. The quality of care provided for older people is directly related to the attitudes of health care professionals. Validated instruments are needed in order to study attitudes toward old people. Aim of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of a Turkish version of KAOP among faculty of health sciences (health… CONTINUE READING

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