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dc.contributor.authorKaratepe, Hasan Turan
dc.contributor.authorYavuz, Kaasım Fatih
dc.identifier.citationKaratepe, H. T. ve Yavuz, K. F. (2019). Reliability, validity, and factorial structure of the Turkish version of the Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory (Turkish FMI). Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 29(4) 472-478.
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgementally to the unfolding of experience moment to moment. Mindfulness-based interventions are frequently used in clinical situations and in establishing psychological well-being in a non-clinical sample as psychological techniques. Therefore, many mindfulness measures have been developed for use in clinical settings and for research purposes. Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory (FMI) is a self-report questionnaire that was developed to measure the trait mindfulness. In this study, we aimed to examine the validity, reliability, and factor structure of the FMI in a Turkish sample. METHODS: Participants were mostly college students (113 female, 93 male) and civil servants. Sociodemographic information, the Turkish version of the FMI, Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II (AAQ-II), Five Facets Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) - All statistical analyses were performed by using SPSS version 20 and AMOS 23 version. RESULTS: The Cronbach's alpha coefficient for the scale was 0.823, Guttman's split-half reliability coefficient was 0.828, and test-retest reliability coefficient was 0.895. A positive and statistically significant correlation was found between the Turkish FMI and FFMQ (r = 0.566, p = .000). We found negative and statistically significant results between FMI and AAQ-II scores (r = -0.519 p = .000). We found strong statistical fit indices that can be acceptable for one-factor solution confirmatory factor analysis. CONCLUSIONS: The Turkish version of the FMI has satisfactory convergent and divergent validity, good internal and test-retest reliability with one-factor structure to use in a Turkish sample. We hope that Turkish form of FMI, which is known to be effective in assessing the mindfulness especially in a population that is familiar with the mindfulness practices, will be a useful alternative instrument for Turkish clinicians and researchers.en_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International*
dc.subjectMindfulness Measurementen_US
dc.subjectValidity Measurementen_US
dc.subjectAcceptance and Commitment Therapyen_US
dc.subjectFactorial Analysesen_US
dc.titleReliability, validity, and factorial structure of the Turkish version of the Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory (Turkish FMI)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofPsychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacologyen_US
dc.departmentİstanbul Medipol Üniversitesi, İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Fakültesi, Psikoloji Bölümüen_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryMakale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US

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