Confirmatory factor analysis of the causal illness attribution scale in Chinese patients with multiple somatic symptoms.

@article{Zhang2018ConfirmatoryFA,
  title={Confirmatory factor analysis of the causal illness attribution scale in Chinese patients with multiple somatic symptoms.},
  author={Ling Zhang and Jeanine Schwarz and Maria Kleinst{\"a}uber and Kurt Fritzsche and Wiebke Hannig and Jing Wei and Jianzhong Yang and Lan Zhang},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={23 sup1},
  pages={1056-1070}
}
Causal illness attributions influence how individuals cope with somatic symptoms and illnesses. Dimensions of causal symptom attributions have been examined in Western cultures with the subscale 'causes' of the revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R). Some previous studies have identified a stronger somatic attribution style in Asian patients. In… CONTINUE READING