정신 건강 척도(MHQ-A)의 신뢰도와 타당도
Reliability and Validity of the Mental Health Questionnaire for Adult
- 윤진웅(Jin Woong Yoon) 정정엽(Chung Yeub Chung) 이동우(Dong Woo Lee) 신재현(Jae Hyun Shin) 조장원(Jang Won Cho) 김총기
- 제58권 제1호
- 등재여부 : KCI등재
- 64 - 73 (10 pages)
Objectives: The aim of this study was to develop a Mental Health Questionnaire for Adults (MHQ-A) and investigate its validity and reliability. Method: A 73-item questionnaire was developed or selected by seven psychiatrists and a clinical psychologist. The questionnaire was administered to 351 subjects in Seoul and Gyeonggi area. The construct validity was investigated by performing principal component analysis, and the reliability was assessed in terms of the internal consistency using Cronbach’s alpha. Results: Principal component analysis revealed 15 factors underlying the psychiatric disorder and symptom category. Taken together, these 15 factors accounted for 64.023% of the common variance. Cronbach’s alpha was high, indicating that the reliability of the questionnaire was satisfactory. Every category showed a positive correlation with most psychological measures. Conclusion: These results indicate that the MHQ-A is a reliable and valid scale for assessing psychiatric disorders. Although there were many limitations, the present study has significance as the basis of future research.