Hope Herth Index (HHI): a validation study in Italian patients with solid and hematological malignancies on active cancer treatment.

@article{Ripamonti2012HopeHI,
  title={Hope Herth Index (HHI): a validation study in Italian patients with solid and hematological malignancies on active cancer treatment.},
  author={Carla Ida Ripamonti and Loredana Buonaccorso and Alice Maruelli and Elena Bandieri and Stefania Boldini and Maria Adelaide Pessi and Francesca Chiesi and Guido Miccinesi},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={385-92}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Although hope is a widely used term, the experience of hope in patients with chronic or even life-threatening diseases is often disregarded due to the scarcity of carefully designed and validated assessment tools. The aim of this study was to validate the Hope Herth Index (HHI) questionnaire in the Italian population of patients with solid or hematological malignancies during active cancer treatment. METHODS After the translation procedures, the psychometric properties of… CONTINUE READING

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