Psychometric Testing of the Mandarin Chinese Version of the Fatigue Severity Scale (CFSS) in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

@inproceedings{Wang2014PsychometricTO,
  title={Psychometric Testing of the Mandarin Chinese Version of the Fatigue Severity Scale (CFSS) in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder},
  author={Mei-Yeh Wang and Peggy Wei-lun Tsai and I-Chao Liu},
  year={2014}
}
Conclusions  The 9-item scale presented satisfactory internal consistency, concurrent and discriminate validity. The agreement between fatigue severity assessed by CFSS and VASF was acceptable. This preliminary validation study of the CFSS proved that it is a valid and reliable Mandarin-language instrument for measuring fatigue severity in MDD patients. Results  The Cronbach's alpha was 0.93 in the MDD patients. The coefficients of item-item correlation ranged from 0.29 to 0.84 (all p<0.05… CONTINUE READING