Development of an instrument to measure hope.

  title={Development of an instrument to measure hope.},
  author={J F Miller and Marjorie J Powers},
  journal={Nursing research},
  volume={37 1},
The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to measure hope in adults and to evaluate its psychometric properties. A 40-item Miller Hope Scale (MHS) was developed based on critical elements of hope revealed in a comprehensive review of the literature and on an exploratory study of hope in persons who survived a critical illness. The instrument was critiqued by measurement and content experts, and content validity was established. The MHS was pretested on 75 subjects. The refined… CONTINUE READING

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