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Acronym
FACIT-Sp

Description
The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Spiritual Well-being (FACIT-Sp) was developed in the United States to assess assesses cancer patients’ HrQoL and spiritual well-being. The 12-item measure does not make reference to specific religious practices or to the name of a deity, is added to the FACT-G to make up what is known as the FACIT-Sp.

Area of assessment
Mental health, Quality of life, Spirituality / religion.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Hematology, Intensive Care, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Oncology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Renal, Women's health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Lazenby, M. 2011

Cancer
cancer
Jordan

Jordan
30
205
Lazenby, M. 2013 18 - older Both patients Jordan
205

Acronym
PHQ

Description
A tool for screening,monitoring and measuring severity of depressive symptoms. Incorporates DSM-IV diagnostic criteria.

Area of assessment
anxiety, Depresssion, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Other

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Sawaya, H. 2016 Both psychiatric outpatients Lebanon
AlHadi, A, N. 2017 21.30+/- 1.46 Both healthy Saudi Arabia
731
Summaka, M 2019 patients Lebanon
51 Not available
Al-Amer, R. 2020 13 - 18 Not available Jordan
591

Acronym
PHQ-4

Description
The 'Patient Health Questionnaire-4' (PHQ-4) is a 4 item measurement of depression and anxiety. Its items are drawn from the first two items of the 'Generalized Anxiety Disorder–7 scale' (GAD–7) and the 'Patient Health Questionnaire-8' (PHQ-8).

Area of assessment
anxiety, Depresssion, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Kliem, S. 2016 16 - 93 Both Syrian refugees Germany
864

Acronym
PANSS

Description
The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) is a medical scale used for measuring symptom severity of patients with schizophrenia. A 45-minute clinical interview is conducted with patient's rated from 1 to 7 on 30 different symptoms based on the interview as well as reports of family members or primary care hospital workers

Area of assessment
Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Yehya, A. 2016 Both schizophrenia patients and controls Qatar
199 Contact Author
Yehya, A. 2017 18 - 65 Both patients Qatar
100 Contact Author
Amro, I. 2019 Both patients Qatar

Acronym
GHQ-30

Description
The General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) is a screening device for identifying minor psychiatric disorders in the general population and within community or non-psychiatric clinical settings such as primary care or general medical out-patients. Suitable for all ages from adolescent upwards – not children, it assesses the respondent’s current state and asks if that differs from his or her usual state. It is therefore sensitive to short-term psychiatric disorders but not to long-standing attributes of the respondent. The GHQ-30: a short form without items relating to physical illness

Area of assessment
Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Other

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
El-Rufaie,O. E. 1996 Both primary health care patients United Arab Emirates
157 Contact Author

Acronym
TAS-20

Description
The Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) is a 20-item self-report scale assessing emotional and social competency impairments like difficulty identifying feelings (DIF), difficulty describing feelings (DDF) and externally-oriented thinking (EOT).

Area of assessment
Behavior, Beliefs, Function/disability/performance, Mental health.

Condition
Health, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
El Abiddine, F. Z. 2017 young adults Both healthy Algeria
Canada
Oman
Palestine
4441

Acronym
CD-RISC

Description
An instrument to measure resilience. Resilience is an important healthcare construct that can be applied to research on mental illness and adaptation ability.

Area of assessment
Behavior, Function/disability/performance, Knowledge/attitude, Mental health.

Condition
Health.

Age Group
Other

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Ghazwan,T. 2017 Not available United States

Acronym
OHI

Description
The Oxford Happiness Inventory (Argyle, et al., 1989) is a 29-item multiple choice instrument. Each item contains four options, constructed to reflect incremental steps defined as: unhappy or mildly depressed, a low level of happiness, a high level of happiness, and mania.

Area of assessment
Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alansari, B. 2017 Females; mean age  =  19.71  ±  1.39 - males mean age  =  20.38  ±  1.60 Both First year undergraduate Kuwait
720 Pay

Acronym
Not available

Description
An Arabic questionnaire that measures psychosocial determinants of eating behavior among adolescents.

Area of assessment
Behavior, Mental health, Nutrition.

Condition
Pediatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Child/adolescent- 0-19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Itani, L. 2017 17 - 18 Both adolescents Lebanon
159

Acronym
PCL-C

Description
The PCL is a standardized self-report rating scale for PTSD comprising 17 items that correspond to the key symptoms of PTSD. Two versions of the PCL exist: 1) PCL-M is specific to PTSD caused by military experiences and 2) PCL-C is applied generally to any traumatic event. The PCL can be easily modified to fit specific time frames or events. For example, instead of asking about “the past month,” questions may ask about “the past week” or be modified to focus on events specific to a deployment.

Area of assessment
anxiety, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alhalal, E. 2017 Female Women who had experienced intimate partner violenc Saudi Arabia
299

Acronym
DASS-21

Description
The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale - 21 Items (DASS-21) is a set of three self-report scales designed to measure the emotional states of depression, anxiety and stress.

Area of assessment
anxiety, Depresssion, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Ali, A. M. 2017 19 - 60 Both Illicit drug users Egypt
149
Ali, A. M. 2019 19 - 60 Both patients Egypt
149

Acronym
UPPS-P

Description
The UPPS-P scale highlights five complementary impulsivity constructs (i.e., positive urgency, negative urgency, lack of perseverance, lack of premeditation, and sensation seeking) that possibly work as different pathways linking impulsivity to other disorders

Area of assessment
Addiction, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Bteich, G. 2017 18 - 25 Both students and collaborators from the Lebanese University Lebanon
743

Acronym
K10

Description
A global measure of distress based on questions about anxiety and depressive symptoms that a person has experienced in the most recent 4 week period. Used to assess psychological distress among general and clinical populations from different cultural backgrounds.

Area of assessment
anxiety, Depresssion, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Easton, S. D. 2017 Both Social workers Palestine
234

Acronym
PID-5

Description
A 220 item self-rated personality trait assessment scale for adults age 18 and older. It assesses 25 personality trait facets including Anhedonia, Anxiousness, Attention Seeking, Callousness, Deceitfulness, Depressivity, Distractibility, Eccentricity, Emotional Lability, Grandiosity, Hostility, Impulsivity, Intimacy Avoidance, Irresponsibility, Manipulativeness, Perceptual Dysregulation, Perseveration, Restricted Affectivity, Rigid Perfectionism, Risk Taking, Separation Insecurity, Submissiveness, Suspiciousness, Unusual Beliefs and Experiences, and Withdrawal,

Area of assessment
Knowledge/attitude, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Asma A. 2017 19.3 Both undergraduate students Bahrain
Kuwait
Qatar
710

Acronym
DFS

Description
A measure of diabetes fatalism (perceptions of despair, hopelessness, and powerlessness) . It consists of 12 items conceptualized in three subscales: 1) emotional distress (despair); 2) religious and spiritual coping (hopelessness); and 3) perceived self-efficacy (powerlessness)

Area of assessment
anxiety, Beliefs, Mental health, Perception.

Condition
Metabolic /endocrine, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Sukkarieh, H.O. 2018 Both patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes for more than one year, on oral hypoglycemic pills, no psychiatric illness, and ability to read and write Arabic. Lebanon
274

Acronym
ZBI

Description
Measures of caregiver burden

Area of assessment
General health, anxiety, Depresssion, Function/disability/performance, Mental health, Perception, Quality of life, Satisfaction/patient experience.

Condition
Family/caregiver.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Bachner, Y. G. 2013 mean (SD) age; 38.1 (15.5) Both caregivers Israel
96

Acronym
OBQ-44

Description
A measure of beliefs considered important in the development and maintenance of obsessive–compulsive disorder.

Area of assessment
Beliefs, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Rahat M 2012 18 - 30 Both healthy students Kuwait
200

Acronym
AHS

Description
A measure of Snyder's cognitive model of hope which defines hope as "a positive motivational state that is based on an interactively derived sense of successful (a) agency (goal-directed energy), and (b) pathways (planning to meet goals)" (Snyder, Irving, & Anderson, 1991, p. 287).

Area of assessment
Beliefs, Mental health, Perception.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alali, T. 2017 20 Both undergraduate Kuwait
2000 Contact Author

Acronym
DDS

Description
A 17 item measure of diabetes-related distress which includes 4 sub scales: 1) emotional 2) physician related 3) regimen related 4) interpersonal.

Area of assessment
anxiety, Mental health.

Condition
Metabolic /endocrine.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Darawad, M.W. 2017 18 - older Both Patients with DM Jordan
325

Acronym
TDAS

Description
An assessment of death anxiety and its effects on psychosocial wellbeing

Area of assessment
anxiety, Mental health.

Condition
Health, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Abdel-Khalek, A. M. 1997 Both Undergraduates students Kuwait
247


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Articles last updated: March 2020