The Group-Based Medical Mistrust Scale: psychometric properties and association with breast cancer screening.

@article{Thompson2004TheGM,
  title={The Group-Based Medical Mistrust Scale: psychometric properties and association with breast cancer screening.},
  author={Hayley S. Thompson and Heiddis B. Valdimarsdottir and Gary H. Winkel and Lina Jandorf and William H. Redd},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={209-18}
}
BACKGROUND There is little research on medical mistrust as a barrier to breast cancer screening. This study investigated the psychometric properties of a new scale, the Group-Based Medical Mistrust Scale (GBMMS), and its association with cancer screening attitudes and breast cancer screening practices among African American and Latina women. METHODS Participants were 168 African American and Latina urban women who completed the GBMMS and measures of sociodemographics, cancer screening pros… CONTINUE READING

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