Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire in Turkish Cancer Patients

@inproceedings{Karata2017FactorSA,
  title={Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire in Turkish Cancer Patients},
  author={Tuğba Karataş and Ş{\"u}kr{\"u} {\"O}zen and Sevinç Kutlut{\"u}rkan},
  booktitle={Asia-Pacific journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE The main aim of this study was to investigate the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire (BIPQ) in Turkish cancer patients. METHODS This methodological study involved 135 cancer patients. Statistical methods included confirmatory or exploratory factor analysis and Cronbach alpha coefficients for internal consistency. RESULTS The values of fit indices are within the acceptable range. The alpha coefficients for emotional illness… CONTINUE READING

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