A German version of the 'Rheumatology Attitudes Index' - the 'Rheuma- Kontroll-Skala' (RKS) - to assess perceived control in rheumatic disease is presented, and first norms are reported. Factor analyses yielded one factor with 7 items measuring the control of illness and pain in rheumatic patients (n = 74 fibromyalgia, n = 160 rheumatoid arthritis, n = 110 Bechterew's disease). The RKS is an economic, objective, and reliable scale of perceived control in rheumatic diseases according to the 'l...Expand abstract
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright date:
Rheuma-Kontroll-Skala (RKS) - A German version of the 'Rheumatology Attitudes Index'
Views and Downloads
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record