The development of the Pediatric Motivation Scale for rehabilitation.

  title={The development of the Pediatric Motivation Scale for rehabilitation.},
  author={Sandy K Tatla and Tal Jarus and Naznin Virji-Babul and Liisa Holsti},
  journal={Canadian journal of occupational therapy. Revue canadienne d'ergotherapie},
  volume={82 2},
BACKGROUND Clinicians recognize that client motivation is key to optimizing rehabilitation; however, they are limited in its assessment by a paucity of motivation measures. PURPOSE This paper presents the preliminary psychometrics of the Pediatric Motivation Scale (PMOT) designed to measure motivation from a child's perspective. METHOD Content validity of the PMOT was measured through expert feedback (n = 12), and field testing ocurred with 41 children, 21 in rehabilitation and 20 healthy… CONTINUE READING
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