Journal article

Validation of the Dutch version of the Multidimensional Adolescent Functioning Scale (MAFS)

Sally A Mayle, Jessica M de Klerk-Sluis, Ashleigh Lin, Alison R Yung, Klaas J Wardenaar, Sanne RJ Broekman, W Heleen Pluim, Johanna TW Wigman

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes | BMC | Published : 2020


Background The Multidimensional Adolescent Functioning Scale (MAFS) is a 23-item, self-report questionnaire assessing psychosocial functioning in adolescents aged 12–17 years. It captures three domains of functioning: ‘general functioning’, ‘family-related functioning’, and ‘peer-related functioning’. The original English version has good psychometric properties. The aim of the current paper was to translate the MAFS to Dutch and to investigate the psychometric properties of this translation. Methods After translation, the Dutch MAFS was assessed in 397 adolescents aged 12–17 years, assessed at schools. Internal consistency, factor structure and correlations with other questionnaires assess..

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