Persian version of the Geriatric Anxiety Scale: translation and preliminary psychometric properties among Iranian older adults.

@article{BolghanAbadi2013PersianVO,
  title={Persian version of the Geriatric Anxiety Scale: translation and preliminary psychometric properties among Iranian older adults.},
  author={Mustafa Bolghan-Abadi and Daniel L. Segal and Frederick L. Coolidge and Juliana Gottschling},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={896-900}
}
OBJECTIVE The Geriatric Anxiety Scale (GAS) is a new self-report screening measure designed for older adults. Due to the burgeoning Iranian population of older adults and the need for validated, culturally-appropriate screening measures for anxiety in Iran, the purposes of the present study were to translate the GAS into Persian and to explore its preliminary psychometric properties. METHOD Iranian older adults (N = 295; M age = 67.0 years) completed the GAS and the Iranian version of the… CONTINUE READING

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