System of belief inventory (SBI-15R): a validation study in Italian cancer patients on oncological, rehabilitation, psychological and supportive care settings.

@article{Ripamonti2010SystemOB,
  title={System of belief inventory (SBI-15R): a validation study in Italian cancer patients on oncological, rehabilitation, psychological and supportive care settings.},
  author={Carla Ida Ripamonti and Claudia Borreani and Alice Maruelli and Tullio Proserpio and Maria Adelaide Pessi and Guido Miccinesi},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2010},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={1016-21}
}
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Spiritual and religious needs are part of a patient's clinical history. The aim of the study was to validate the System of Belief Inventory (SBI-15R) in Italy. It is a feasible way to collect useful information on spiritual needs and resources of patients at any stage of the disease. METHODS After the translation procedure, the psychometric properties of the Italian version of SBI-15R were evaluated in patients with non-advanced cancer cared for in four care settings. All… CONTINUE READING