Content validity, construct validity, and reliability of the WHOQOL-Bref in a population of Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients

@article{Trompenaars2004ContentVC,
  title={Content validity, construct validity, and reliability of the WHOQOL-Bref in a population of Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients},
  author={F. Trompenaars and E. Masthoff and G. L. Heck and P. P. Hodiamont and J. Vries},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={151-160}
}
  • F. Trompenaars, E. Masthoff, +2 authors J. Vries
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Quality of Life Research
  • In this study, the psychometric properties of a quality of life scale, the WHOQOL-Bref, were examined in a population of 533 Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients. Participants underwent two semistructured interviews in order to obtain Axis-I and II diagnoses, according to DSM-IV. Besides the WHOQOL-Bref they also completed questionnaires for measuring psychopathological symptoms (SCL-90) and perceived social support (PSSS). Scores on 25 of the 26 questions of the WHOQOL-Bref had a good… CONTINUE READING
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