Psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the scale for positive aspects of caregiving experience


Gonen Senturk S., AKPINAR SÖYLEMEZ B., AKYOL M. A., IŞIK A. T., KÜÇÜKGÜÇLÜ Ö.

PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE, vol.58, no.4, pp.1651-1656, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppc.12973
  • Journal Name: PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.1651-1656
  • Keywords: caregiver, dementia, positive aspects, reproducibility of results, DEMENTIA, HEALTH
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose To assess the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the Scale for Positive Aspects of Caregiving Experience (SPACE). Design and Methods The methodological descriptive study was conducted with 228 family caregivers of people with dementia (PwD) in Turkey, Izmir, between March 2018 and December 2019. Findings The Turkish version of SPACE is a valid and reliable measurement tool to evaluate the positive experiences of caregivers of PwD in the Turkish society. Practice Implications It is thought that this measurement tool will be useful for researchers working with primary caregivers in Turkey.