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Herth Hope Index: psychometric testing of the Chinese version

Chan, Keung Sum; Li, H C William; Chan, Sally Wai-Chi; Lopez, Violeta

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Aim. This article is a report on psychometric testing of the Chinese version of the Herth Hope Index. Background. The availability of a valid and reliable instrument that accurately measures the level of hope in patients with heart failure is crucial before any hope-enhancing interventions can be appropriately planned and evaluated. There is no such instrument for Chinese people. Methods. A test-retest, within-subjects design was used. A purposive sample of 120 Hong Kong Chinese patients with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35538
Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05887.x

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