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Developing a rating scale for assessing culture-specific beliefs and attitudes about epilepsy

Mina Gajjar

Developing a rating scale for assessing culture-specific beliefs and attitudes about epilepsy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy.,
  • Asians -- North America -- Attitudes.,
  • South Asians -- North America -- Attitudes.,
  • Caucasian race -- Attitudes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mina Gajjar.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 165 leaves.
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19981379M
    ISBN 10612589897


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Developing a rating scale for assessing culture-specific beliefs and attitudes about epilepsy by Mina Gajjar Download PDF EPUB FB2

DEWLOPING A RATING SCALE FOR ASSESSING CULTURE-SPECIFIC BELIEFS AND ATTITUDES ABOUT EPILEPSY Doctor of Philosophy 1 Mina Gajjar Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology Ontario hstitute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. A new rating scale to assess cultural diversity in North American people's understanding of epilepsy was developed and its psychometric properties were evaluated.

The content of the scale was based on the hypotheses that cultural diversity and experience with epilepsy would be associated with differences in people's beliefs and attitudes about Cited by:   The content of the scale was based on the hypotheses that cultural diversity and experience with epilepsy would be associated with differences in Developing a rating scale for assessing culture-specific beliefs and attitudes about epilepsy book beliefs and attitudes about epilepsy.

The sample, Caucasians, 71 South Asians, Cited by: The study adopted a quantitative approach using a survey design. The research tool used for the study is the ‘Epilepsy Beliefs and Attitudes Scale’, created by Mina Gajjar, Ph.D., C.

Psych., and presented in her thesis ‘Developing a Rating Scale for Assessing Culture-Specific Beliefs and Attitudes About Epilepsy’ (). items on a three-point rating scale (0 = not at all, 1 = sometimes, et al.

Developing a measure to assess attitudes. toward epilepsy in the US population. Kilifi Epilepsy Stigma Scale and. Twenty-eight of the 56 items in the Kilifi Epilepsy Beliefs and Attitude Scale (KEBAS) were taken directly or adapted from questions used in previous studies investigating beliefs and attitudes.

There are a few quantitative assessment tools for public attitudes toward epilepsy, such as the Attitudes and Beliefs about Living with Epilepsy (ABLE) scale [6], the Attitudes Toward Persons with. Among her publications is development of 'A New Scale to Assess Culture-Specific Beliefs and Attitudes about Epilepsy.' Specific Beliefs and Attitudes about Epilepsy.' rating scale to.

They can take many forms and can be used to establish facts and assess attitudes, values, beliefs, and opinions. Questionnaires may contain open-ended questions or closed and structured questions. Closed and structured questions include rating scales, or a choice of responses and alternatives from which to choose, therefore, making it quantitative.

The purpose of the present study was to examine the predictive value of a dynamic test of English and French lexical specificity on at-risk reading classification in 13 at-risk and 44 not at-risk. 1. Introduction. Negative beliefs and attitudes toward epilepsy are still prevalent among people with epilepsy (PWE), particularly in resource poor countries (RPC), and the general public elsewhere.Beliefs are derived culturally from previous experiences, education, families, friends and/or des are considered to develop from the evaluation of recurrent experiences.

Developing your image to make you unique and desirable in the marketplace is called: Aaron knew that when he was being interviewed by Mr. Greer about becoming his newest consultant that he had to be able to respond well to the behavior-based questions presented to assess his experience and skill-level.

Start with initial assessment and move on to further assessment if, for example, intervention has not been effective or the function of the behaviour is not clear (see recommendations –). Develop a behaviour support plan (see recommendation ) as soon as possible.

2 years Primary school teachers Epilepsy Self-report tool assessing knowledge, attitudes and perceptions* Fernandes, b (35) Brazil One group before-after study, no control 6 months 26 Parent Epilepsy Self-report tool assessing beliefs, impact on family, and relationships of child and family* Goel, (37) India One group before-after.

The shortened Chinese version of the family resilience assessment scale (FRAS-SC): The shortened family resilience assessment scale (FRAS), translated and revised by Li, Zhao, Zhang, Lou, and Cao (), was used to measure the resilience level of the families of the children with epilepsy.

This scale includes 32 items in three dimensions. Which one of the following have been linked to the study of cognitive development in Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant children (Elkind, ); moral development in Africa (Okonkwo, ); attitudes toward sexuality in older adolescents in the United States (Fehring, Cheeer German, & Philpot, ); and attitudes toward suicide for Hindus and Muslims living in England (Kamal & Low-enthal, ).

Costa and McCrae () came up with three groups of scales, two factors were named as Neuroticism and Extraversion (Digman, ) and the development of third factor helped to formulate a criterion of the NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI).

N E O were than combined by using Scale A (Agreeableness) and C (Conscientiousness). It includes case studies from Papua New Guinea, as little is known about the impact that diverse cultural-linguistic beliefs have on culture-specific diagnoses, traditional treatment, and the management of mental health.

Mental health practitioners should be aware of the clients’ background in order to provide proper diagnosis and treatment. Cultural differences aren't just about nationality, ethnicity or belief.

Many of us work in multigenerational organizations, alongside younger or older colleagues who have cultural references, assumptions and attitudes that are very different from our own.

And cultural clashes can even emerge between departments and teams in the same organization. Scale development: Theory and application.

Applied Social Research Methods Series, 40 Belief, attitude, intention, and behavior: An introduction to theory and A. Optimal number of response categories in rating scales: Reliability, validity, discriminating power, and respondent preferences.

Acta Psychologica,1– Helen Extence, Siwan Cassidy, in Maxillofacial Surgery (Third Edition), Clinical Speech Assessment. The clinical assessment tool most widely used in the UK, the Great Ormond Street Speech Assessment (), is a comprehensive and standardized approach to assessing speech.

13 Indeed, in the absence of international consensus regarding the best approach to. A Likert scale is a question which is a five-point or seven-point scale.

The choices range from Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree so the survey maker can get a holistic view of people’s opinions. All Likert scales also include a mid-point e.g neither agree nor disagree, for those who are neutral on. The Behavioral Assessment Scale for Intercultural Communication (BASIC; Koester & Olebe, ) uses a 4‐point Likert scale in a peer rating of intercultural communication effectiveness.

This instrument was adapted from Ruben's () behavioral assessment of communication competency for intercultural adaptation. The process of developing a behaviorally-anchored rating scale may have the indirect benefit of attitudes toward theft beliefs about extent of employee theft degree of condemnation of theft all of the above.

The Rogers Criminal Responsibility Assessment Scales consist of. a series of rating scales filled out by the examiner. Sabry M. Abd-El-Fattah, Rasch Rating Scale Analysis of the Arabic Version of the Physical Activity Self-Efficacy Scale for Adolescents: A Social Cognitive Perspective, Psychology, 06, 16, (), ().

Lia goes on to develop epilepsy and has multiple interactions with healthcare entities without an interpreter. participants used a rating scale to help determine Cultural beliefs can. The purpose of the Epilepsy Treatment Survey is to assess patient and physician attitudes toward treatment options, adverse effects, health care professional–patient relationships, and other information on epilepsy management.

Rating Scale: Format: Rotter's Internal-External Control Scale is a forced-choice test. Collins, B. ( The Body Attitudes Test (BAT) is a item, Likert scale, self-report measure initially developed for female patients with ED and is used to assess the participant's attitude toward his or her body. 89 The measure is divided into three subscales: negative appreciation of body size, lack of familiarity with one's own body, and general.

1 INTRODUCTION. The negative physical and psychological effects of health‐related stigma that contribute to the burden of illness are well known (Hatzenbuehler, Phelan, & Link, ; Scambler, ; Weiss, ; World Health Organization, ).To address existing vague and individualistic definitions, Link and Phelan developed a useful framework to portray the complexities of stigma that.

The nature and size of culture and gender differences in gender-role beliefs, sharing behavior, and well-being were examined in five cultural groups in The Netherlands (1, Dutch mainstreamers, Turkish- Moroccan- Surinamese- and 94 Antillean–Dutch).

Acculturative changes in gender-role beliefs and sharing behavior in the immigrant groups were also addressed. The benefits of this were specified in a research study that looked at the potential health effects of the locus of control trait.

Researchers found that of more than 7, British adults followed. Summary: Purpose: International surveys on knowledge and attitudes toward people with epilepsy suggest that public opinion is improving in many countries. This study aimed to discover how New Zealand compared with other countries, and how subgroups within the New Zealand population compared with each other, by conducting a survey of community knowledge and attitudes toward epilepsy.

Assessing children's well-being: A handbook of measures REF RJ50 A 20 full-text instruments, located in Appendix.

Covers health status and quality of life, adherence, pain management, child behavior, child development, child coping, cognitions, attributions, and attitudes, evnironment, and consumer satisfaction.

Epilepsy & Behavior, 1, Geva, E. Issues in the assessment of reading disabilities in L2 children: Beliefs and research evidence. Dyslexia, 6, Geva, E., & Siegel, L. Orthographic and cognitive factors in the concurrent development. Survey Response Style and Differential Use of CAHPS Rating Scales by Hispanics.

Hispanics report health care that is similar to or less positive than for non-Hispanic whites, yet have more positive ratings of care. Higher Hispanic ratings may be partially attributed to differences in response style rather than superior care.

Assessment scales in old age psychiatry (2nd ed) * REF RC P78 B full-text instruments. Scales cover depression, cognition, neuropsychological and neuropsychiatric status, activities of dailing living (ADL's), quality of life, mental health, physical status, caregiver assessments, memory and miscellaneous scales.

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) is a general intelligence test, that can be completed without reading or writing, designed for children in the age groups of 6 to Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence It is an intelligence test developed by David Wechsler in the year.

Before assessing a new patient, a nurse is told by another health care worker, I know that patient. No matter how hard we work, there isn't much improvement by the time of discharge. The nurses responsibility is to: a. document the other workers assessment of the patient. assess the patient based on data collected from all sources.

See the original article by Borum & Reddy for a more detailed review of the risk factors and additional items, or a book like Clinician’s Guide to Violence Risk Assessment by Mills, Kroner & Morgan. Bibliography. Borum, R. & Reddy, M. () Assessing violence risk in tarasoff situations: A fact-based model of inquiry.

Phase 3: Educational and organizational diagnosis – determine what to do in order to change the behavioral and environmental factors in Phase 3, taking into account predisposing factors (knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, values, and confidence); enabling factors (availability of resources, accessibility of services, government laws and policies.

The positive emotion end of the five-point scale was recoded into a three-point scale for positive emotions, such that ‘Yes, very positive’ ratings were given the highest value, ‘Yes, quite positive’ the intermediate value and ‘Does not raise emotions’ the lowest.

Adapting to socio-cultural contexts, i.e. cultural environments or landscapes of socialization affecting individuals’ behaviour due to learned values and shared attitudes, including modes of communication, norms, customs, ideas, beliefs and meanings, primarily constitutes a major, though frequently underestimated requirement to companies.CONTEXT: Parent-child book reading (PCBR) is effective at improving young children’s language, literacy, brain, and cognitive development.

The psychosocial effects of PCBR interventions are unclear. OBJECTIVE: To systematically review and synthesize the effects of PCBR interventions on psychosocial functioning of children and parents.

DATA SOURCES: We searched ERIC, PsycINFO, Medline.