Mental Adjustment to Cancer Scale: psychometric properties in a large cancer cohort.

@article{Watson2008MentalAT,
  title={Mental Adjustment to Cancer Scale: psychometric properties in a large cancer cohort.},
  author={Maggie Watson and Janis Homewood},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={1146-51}
}
OBJECTIVES The Mental Adjustment to Cancer (MAC) Scale is widely used to assess psychological response to cancer. There have been several attempts to replicate independently the original factor structure of the MAC. Evidence from these replication studies is reviewed. A re-analysis of the MAC Scale was conducted on a substantial new cohort in order to clarify the factor structure. METHODS 1255 patients with various cancer diagnoses completed the MAC Scale. RESULTS Two results emerged: first… CONTINUE READING

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