Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness Scale - Thai Version: Translation and Assessment of Psychometric Properties Among Psychiatric Outpatients in Central Thailand.

@article{WongAnuchit2016InternalizedSO,
  title={Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness Scale - Thai Version: Translation and Assessment of Psychometric Properties Among Psychiatric Outpatients in Central Thailand.},
  author={Choochart Wong-Anuchit and Andrew C Mills and Joanne Kraenzle Schneider and Darunee Rujkorakarn and Chusri Kerdpongbunchote and Benjaporn Panyayong},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={450-6}
}
This paper reports the translation of the English Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness scale into Thai and assessment of its psychometric properties. After forward- and backward-translation, Thai experts completed the content validity index with item agreements of .86 to 1.00. Data were collected from 390 psychiatric clinic patients in central Thailand using systematic random sampling. Unweighted least squares factor analysis with Promax rotation identified five subscales. Cronbach's alpha for… CONTINUE READING