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Kessler Psychological Distress Scale K10 - English

A questionnaire by Kessler et al (2003) consisting of 10 5-point Likert items measuring psychological distress.


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Kessler Psychological Distress Scale K6 - English

A questionnaire by Kessler et al (2003) consisting of 6 5-point Likert items measuring psychological distress.


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References

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Andrews, Gavin, & Slade, Tim. (2001). Interpreting scores on the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 25(6), 494-497.

Kessler, R.C., Barker, P.R., Colpe, L.J., Epstein, J.F., Gfroerer, J.C., Hiripi, E., Howes, M.J, Normand, S-L.T., Manderscheid, R.W., Walters, E.E., Zaslavsky, A.M. (2003).

Mewton, Louise, Kessler, Ronald C, Slade, Tim, Hobbs, Megan J, Brownhill, Louise, Birrell, Louise, . . . Andrews, Gavin. (2016). The Psychometric Properties of the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K6) in a General Population Sample of Adolescents. Psychological Assessment, 28(10), 1232-1242.

Bessaha, Melissa L. (2017). Factor Structure of the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K6) Among Emerging Adults. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(5), 616-624.

Tran, Thach Duc, Kaligis, Fransiska, Wiguna, Tjhin, Willenberg, Lisa, Nguyen, Hau Thi Minh, Luchters, Stanley, . . . Fisher, Jane. (2019). Screening for depressive and anxiety disorders among adolescents in Indonesia: Formal validation of the centre for epidemiologic studies depression scale – revised and the Kessler psychological distress scale. Journal of Affective Disorders, 246, 189-194.