The PGWBI includes 22 items, allows to measure stress level by self-perceived evaluation. Questions cover 6 aspects: anxiety, depressed mood, positive well-being, self-control, general health and vitality. Each scale includes 3–5 items. Questions allow multiple choice answers with scores ranging from 0 to 5 (best score value). The PGWBI global score represents the sum of all items and ranges from 0 to 110. Higher scores indicate greater psychological well-being. There is also a short version the PGWBI-S
Year: 1984 Authors: Dupuy et al Disease: COPD Outcome: Coping with the disease, including depression and anxiety
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Measure: Coping with the disease (general tools)
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better, scores range 0-110 Reference: Dupuy HJ. The Psychological general Well-Being (PGWB) Index. In: Assessment of Quality of Life in clinical trials of cardiovascular therapies. Edited by Wenger NK, Mattson ME, Furberg CD, Elinson J. Le Jacq Publishing 1984; Chap 9:170-183
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No 10.1016/s0002-9149(84)80232-5