Journal article

Translation and Australian validation of the spinal cord lesion-related coping strategies and emotional wellbeing questionnaires

CE Migliorini, ML Elfstrom, BJ Tonge

SPINAL CORD | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2008

Abstract

STUDY DESIGN: Representative community cross-sectional self-report survey of adults with spinal cord injury (SCI). OBJECTIVES: To establish semantic translation and validation of the Swedish scales--the Spinal Cord Lesion Coping Strategies Questionnaire and the Spinal Cord Lesion Emotional Wellbeing Questionnaire. SETTING: Adults on the Victorian traumatic SCI register and attendees of the nontraumatic outpatient clinic were invited to participate. METHODS: Instruments were forward and backward translated to establish semantic equivalence. Principle components analyses were undertaken. Correlation and logistic regression analyses were conducted to demonstrate validity of the instruments usin..

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