The development and psychometric assessment of an instrument to measure attitudes towards depression and its treatments in patients suffering from non-psychotic depression.

@article{Gabriel2010TheDA,
  title={The development and psychometric assessment of an instrument to measure attitudes towards depression and its treatments in patients suffering from non-psychotic depression.},
  author={Adel Gabriel and Claudio Violato},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={241-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and psychometrically assess an instrument to measure patients' attitudes towards depression, to its treatments, and aspects of professional help in patients suffering from depression. METHOD A 27 item Likert type instrument was developed and written based on an evidence from a literature review and in consultation with experts in depression. Psychiatrists (n=12) participated in a validation process of the instrument before it was administered to outpatients (n=63… CONTINUE READING

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