Psychometric properties of the Swedish version of the Resilience Scale.

  title={Psychometric properties of the Swedish version of the Resilience Scale.},
  author={Berit M Lundman and Gunilla Strandberg and Martin Eisemann and Yngve G. Gustafson and Christine Brulin},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  volume={21 2},
The aim of this study was to investigate resilience in relation to age and gender, and to elucidate the underlying structure of the Swedish version of the Resilience Scale (RS). The RS, originally created by Wagnild and Young is a 25 items scale of Lickert type with possible scores ranges from 25 to 175, the higher the score, the stronger resilience. A standardized procedure was used for translation. The analysis was based on 1719 participants, 1248 women and 471 men, from eight different… CONTINUE READING


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