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Confirmatory factor analysis of the General Health Questionnaire-12

Kalliath, Thomas; O'Driscoll, Michael Patrick; Brough, Paula


The General Health Questionnaire-12 is a widely used screening instrument for detecting psychological strain in the general population. A literature search of the PsycInfo database extracted 167 studies that used the GHQ-12 since 1990. The literature investigating the factor structure of the GHQ-12 has relied primarily on conventional factor analysis methods, the results of which are inconclusive. There is evidence in the literature supporting unidimensional, two-factor and three-factor...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Stress and Health
DOI: 10.1002/smi.993


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