Assessment of compliance-related attitudes in psychiatry. A comparison of two questionnaires based on the Health Belief Model.

@article{Ludwig1990AssessmentOC,
  title={Assessment of compliance-related attitudes in psychiatry. A comparison of two questionnaires based on the Health Belief Model.},
  author={W. D. Ludwig and Dave Huber and Stefan Schmidt and Wolfram Bender and Waldemar Greil},
  journal={Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={298-303}
}
In a study of 118 psychiatric patients two questionnaires of similar content that are supposed to predict compliance with pharmacotherapy in psychiatry were examined, "COSS" and "KK-Skala". These questionnaires assess the patient's attitudes towards his illness, pharmacotherapy, and the physician. Patient compliance was judged by the treating physicians. The results of discriminant analyses indicated that about two thirds of the patients were correctly classified into "compliant" and… CONTINUE READING

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