Reliability and validity of a new scale on internal coherence (ICS) of cancer patients

@article{Kroez2009ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of a new scale on internal coherence (ICS) of cancer patients},
  author={Matthias Kroez and Arndt B{\"u}ssing and Hans Broder von Laue and Marcus Reif and Gene Feder and Friedemann Schad and Matthias Girke and Harald Matthes},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={59 - 59}
}
BACKGROUND Current inventories on quality of life used in oncology mainly focus on functional aspects of patients in the context of disease adaptation and treatments (side) effects (EORTC QLQ C30) or generically the status of common functions (Medical Outcome Study SF 36). Beyond circumscribed dimensions of quality of life (i.e., physical, emotional, social, cognitive etc.), there is a lack of inventories which also address other relevant dimensions such as the 'sense of coherence' (SOC) in… CONTINUE READING