Development and testing of the health care system distrust scale

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BACKGROUND: Distrust of the health care system may be a significant barrier to seeking medical care, adhering to preventive health care and treatment regimens, and participating in medical research. OBJECTIVE: To describe the development and psychometric testing of an instrument (the Health Care System Distrust Scale) to measure distrust of the health care… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1497.2004.21146.x

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