Development study of psychological first aid application self-efficacy scale

Kılıç Bayageldi N., ŞİMŞEK N.

Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, vol.58, no.4, pp.1665-1679, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppc.12975
  • 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.1665-1679
  • Keywords: psychological first aid, reliability, scale development, self-efficacy, validity
  • Kayseri University Affiliated: No


© 2021 Wiley Periodicals LLC.Purpose: The aim of this study is to develop a measurement tool that can be utilized to determine in the psychological first aid application of self-efficacy. Design and Method: The development of scale consisted of the following stages: literature reviews, examination of the conceptual structure, creation of scale items, expert advice, and individual and focus group interviews. Findings: A measurement tool was obtained by factor analysis, consisting of one factor and 35 items. The obtained scales were statistically significant, thereby providing a sensitive measurement (p < 0.05). Practice implications: This measurement tool would assist in determining the self-efficacy of psychological first aid administered by aid providers working in disaster situations, thereby increasing the quality of their intervention.