Fatigue Impact Scale: Its validation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Theander2007FatigueIS,
  title={Fatigue Impact Scale: Its validation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Kersti Theander and Christina Cliffordson and Olof Torstensson and P. {\AA}. Jakobsson and Mitra Unosson},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={470-84}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the reliability and validity of the Fatigue Impact Scale (FIS) among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and shorten the questionnaire. The empirically developed FIS, which comprised three subscales (cognitive, physical and psychosocial), was tested originally on Pipers' theoretical framework of subjective manifestations of fatigue, including behavioural, physical, emotional and cognitive expressions. The data analysed here… CONTINUE READING

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