Validity and Reliability of the Brief COPE Inventory: Thai bersion

  • ธนานันต์ นุ่มแสง Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • ธนิตา ตันตระรุ่งโรจน์ Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
Keywords: Brief COPE inventory-Thai, Proactive Coping Inventory-Thai, validity, reliability

Abstract

Objective : To translate the Brief COPE inventory to Thai language and to study the
validity and reliability of the Brief COPE inventory Thai version
Method : After receiving permission from the developer of the Brief COPE inventory, the
researchers translated the Brief COPE inventory to Thai language and test the valididity
and reliability of the Brief COPE inventory: Thai version. The sample group consisted of
60 personnel from the Department of Psychiatry, Ramathibodi Hospital who answered
the questionnaire in the general information section and the Brief COPE inventory Thai
version. Determining validity was calculated by the Pearson correlation coefficient
between the Brief COPE inventory: Thai version and the Proactive Coping Inventory:
Thai version. Reliability was calculated by measuring internal consistency in term of
Cronbach’s alpha method.
Result : The Brief COPE inventory Thai version and the Proactive Coping Inventory
Thai version were statistically correlated in the same direction with the correlation
coefficients between 0.25-0.45. The Cronbach’s alpha of the Brief COPE inventory: Thai
version was 0.7.
Conclusion : The Brief COPE inventory: Thai version is psychometrically reliable and
valid measure for assessing or classifying strategies to cope with the stress in general
population.

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Published
2018-06-29
How to Cite
นุ่มแสงธ., & ตันตระรุ่งโรจน์ธ. (2018). Validity and Reliability of the Brief COPE Inventory: Thai bersion. Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand, 63(2), 189-198. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JPAT/article/view/131529
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