Development and validity of the Family Stigma in Alzheimer's disease Scale (FS-ADS).

@article{Werner2011DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validity of the Family Stigma in Alzheimer's disease Scale (FS-ADS).},
  author={Perla Werner and Dovrat Goldstein and Jeremia Heinik},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={42-8}
}
Although it is widely assumed that persons with Alzheimer disease (AD) and their family caregivers are victims of stigmatization, family stigma in the area of AD has received surprisingly limited attention. Reliable, valid, and user-friendly scales are a first step in expanding this body of knowledge. The aim of this study was to develop and examine the validity of the Family Stigma in Alzheimer's disease Scale. Interviews were conducted with 185 children of persons with AD. A pool of 100 items… CONTINUE READING