Special Issue: Psychometrics

An Ethological Approach to Measuring Maternal Caretaking During Critical Child Illness
Bonnie Lee Harbaugh, PhD, RN
Patricia S. Tomlinson, PhD, RN
Cynthia R. Gross, PhD

The Psychometric Properties of the 21-Item Depression Anxiety and StressScale (DASS-21) among a Sample of Young Adults
Jihan S.R. Mahmoud, MSN, PhD(C)
Lynne A. Hall, DrPH
Ruth “Topsy” Staten, PhD

Measuring Self-Efficacy: Development of the Physical Activity Assessment Inventory
Barbara K. Haas, PhD, RN
Sally Northam, PhD, RN

Further Validation of the Motivators and Barriers of a Healthy Lifestyle Scale
Loureen S. Downes, PhD, ARNP-BC

Further Validation of the Body-Mind-Spirit Wellness Behavior and Characteristic Inventory for College Students
Nicole Mareno, PhD, RN
Kathy Shadle James, DNSc, RN, FNP

A Critical Appraisal of Two Measures for Pressure Ulcer Assessment
Denise Cauble, BSN, PhD Candidate, RN, CWOCN

Development and Psychometric Testing of the Pap Smear Intention Questionnaire
Denise M. Linton, RN, DNS, FNP-BC
Demetrius J. Porche, RN, DNS, PhD, APRN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN
Susan K. Steele-Moses, RN, DNS, APRN, CNS, AOCN

HIV-Related Scales Psychometrically Validated for Rural African-American Women
Emma (E.J.) Brown, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Huey-Shys Chen, PhD, RN

Psychometric Analysis of the Adolescent Decision-Making Questionnaire
Susan H. Lane RN, MSN

Other Articles

Public Health Nursing in Mississippi: Changes in Context and Practice
Betty L. Kaiser, PhD, RN
Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN
Julie Simani, MS, RN, CQIA, CBE

Socio-Demographic Variables and Self-Efficacy in Caucasian and African American Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Diane Orr Chlebowy, PhD, RN
John Myers, PhD, MSPH
Adell N. Mendes, MPH

Cluster Analysis of Alabama Adolescent Health Risk and Health Compromising Behaviors
Alice L March PhD, RN, FNP-C, CNE
Linda L. Knol, PhD, RD

NCLEX-RN Success: Are there Predictors?
Thayer W. McGahee, RN, PhD
Lou Gramling PhD, APRN, BC
Thomas F. Reid PhD

Getting Connected: The Use of the Internet for Nursing Research
Joy Longo DNS, RNC-NIC

Verbal Abuse: The Words that Divide – Impact on Nurses and Their Perceived Solutions
Tanya Judkins-Cohn, R.N, MSN, MEd