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Document type:
Journal Article; Article 
Author(s):
Herschbach, P; Berg, P; Dankert, A; Duran, G; Engst-Hastreiter, U; Waadt, S; Keller, M; Ukat, R; Henrich, G 
Title:
Fear of progression in chronic diseases: psychometric properties of the Fear of Progression Questionnaire. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was the development and psychometric testing of a new psychological questionnaire to measure the fear of progression (FoP) in chronically ill patients (cancer, diabetes mellitus and rheumatic diseases). METHODS: The Fear of Progression Questionnaire (FoP-Q) was developed in four phases: (1) generation of items (65 interviews); (2) reduction of items--the initial version of the questionnaire (87 items) was presented to 411 patients, to construct subscales and tes...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Psychosom Res 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
58 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
505-11 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-3999 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie