Validation of the positive and negative affect schedule in people with chronic kidney disease

Luís Manuel Mota de Sousa*, Cristina Maria Alves Marques-Vieira, Sandy Silva Pedro Severino, Juan Luis Pozo Rosado, Helena Maria Guerreiro José

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Abstract

Aim: to analyze the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule scale in people with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis. Method: this was a methodological study. A random sample of 171 people chronic kidney disease who receive hemodialysis in two clinics in the region of Lisbon, Portugal. Data was collected from May to June 2015. The psychometric properties were evaluated: Validity (construct, convergent and predictive), reliability (Cronbach’s α) and stability (test-retest). Results: showed that the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule scale has two distinct dimensions of positive and negative affect, reliable and stable both when obtained by interview or by questionnaire. Conclusion: the validity and reproducibility of the Portuguese version of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule scale in people with chronic kidney disease are consistent with the original version and the English version of this scale.
Translated title of the contributionValidação da positive and negative affect schedule em pessoas com doença renal crônica
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere5610015
JournalTexto e Contexto Enfermagem
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Emotion
  • Nursing
  • Psychometrics
  • Validation studies

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