Validity and Reliability of the MOSAIC Scale: Thai Version

  • Ronnachai Kongsakon Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400
  • Suwanna Arunpongpaisal Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kan University, Amphur Mueang, Khon Kaen 40002
  • Gobhathai Sittironnarit Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700
  • Apichat Jariyavilas Srithanya Hospital, Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, 11000
Keywords: validity, reliability, MOSAIC Thai version, positive mood

Abstract

Objective : To assess content validity and internal consistency of the MOSAIC scale.
Method : The Thai version of MOSAIC Scale was developed through forward-backward
translation techniques and reviewed by 5 experts for content validity testing.
A cross-sectional study was conducted to test the reliability in term of internal consistency
of the Thai version, among 100 patients with depressive disorder.
Result : The content validity of Thai version of MOSAIC scale with item correlation
coefficient was more than 0.8. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient for all scale was 0.769
and increased to 0.805 when item number 10, evaluated functioning, was deleted.
Conclusion: This study found that Thai version of MOSAIC scale was able to measure
negative mood, positive mood, interest & pleasure and functioning, which could be used
in clinical practice to assess the treatment response in Thai patients with depressive
disorder.

Published
2018-12-26
How to Cite
Kongsakon, R., Arunpongpaisal, S., Sittironnarit, G., & Jariyavilas, A. (2018). Validity and Reliability of the MOSAIC Scale: Thai Version. Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand, 63(4), 359-370. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JPAT/article/view/162952