Measuring Mental Health Recovery: An Application of Rasch Modeling to the Consumer Recovery Measure

@inproceedings{Lusczakoski2014MeasuringMH,
  title={Measuring Mental Health Recovery: An Application of Rasch Modeling to the Consumer Recovery Measure},
  author={Kathryn KD Lusczakoski and P. Antonio Olmos-Gallo and William R. Milnor and Christopher J. McKinney},
  booktitle={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research},
  year={2014}
}
As the need for recovery-oriented outcomes increases, it is critical to understand how numeric recovery scores are developed. In the current article, the modern Rasch modeling techniques were applied to establish numeric scores of consumers’ perceptions of recovery. A sample of 1,973 adult consumers at a community-based mental health center (57.5% male; average age of 47 years old) completed the 15-item Consumer Recovery Measure. A confirmatory factor analysis revealed the unidimensional nature… CONTINUE READING