Reliability and validity of a Turkish version of the acceptance and action diabetes questionnaire
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CitationKaradere, M. E., Yavuz, K. F., Yazla Asafov, E. ve Küçükler, F. K. (2019). Reliability and validity of a Turkish version of the acceptance and action diabetes questionnaire. Psychiatry Investigation, 16(6), 418-424. https://dx.doi.org/10.30773/pi.2019.02.26.2
Objective The aim of this study is to perform validity and reliability examination of the Turkish form of Acceptance and Action Diabetes Questionnaire, and to investigate whether this scale is a measurement tool for evaluation of psychological flexibility levels in a sample of patients with diabetes in Turkey. Methods This study was conducted with 105 patients. Turkish forms of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Problem Areas in Diabetes Questionnaire (PAID), State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI-I and STAI-I I), Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQoL) and Turkish form of Acceptance and Action Diabetes Questionnaire (TAADQ) were applied. SPSS 20.0 and AMOS was used in statistical analysis. Results 56.12% of the patients were female and the mean of age was 54 (SD=+/- 9.9) years. The mean duration of education was found 7.65 (SD=3.97) years. 74.8% of the patients most of whom (83.3%, n=85) had diabetes mellitus and the mean glycemic control calculated with HbAlc was 8.02 +/- 1.91. According to the final fit indices, we found that the revised and corrected 9-item model was superior over the previous model. Cronbach Alpha coefficient of TAADQ was found as 0.836. Conclusion TAAI)Q is a valid and reliable assessment tool in Turkish population. So TAADQ will be a powerfull tool in assessing psychological flexibility in diabetes patients.