Measuring positive attitudes toward persons with dementia: A validation of the Allophilia scale

@article{Kinney2017MeasuringPA,
  title={Measuring positive attitudes toward persons with dementia: A validation of the Allophilia scale},
  author={Jennifer M. Kinney and Takashi Yamashita and J Scott Brown},
  journal={Dementia},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={1045 - 1060}
}
Efforts to combat ageism typically focus on negative attitudes toward members of an out-group. Changing attitudes also requires assessment and enhancement of positive attitudes. This study examined the psychometric properties of Allophilia scale when used to measure college students' positive attitudes toward persons with dementia. Data collected from 465 students were analyzed using confirmatory factor analysis and multigroup analysis by gender to assess the validity and reliability of the… 

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