Measures

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LONGER VERSIONS OF THE CANCER BEHAVIOR INVENTORY

Cancer Behavior Inventory (V3.0) MOST RECENT LONG VERSION (27 items; 7 subscales)

27-item measure of self-efficacy for coping with cancer.

Merluzzi, T.V., Philip, E.J., Heitzmann Ruhf, C.A., Liu, H., Yang, M., & Conley, C.C. (2018). Self-efficacy for coping with cancer: Revision of the Cancer Behavior Inventory (Version 3.0). Psychological Assessment, 30(4), 486-499 doi.org/10.1037/pas0000483

For a translated and validated Korean version of the CBI-V3.0 please contact Prof. Jiyeon Lee. Email: IYEONEST@yuhs.ac

Lee, H., Merluzzi T.V., Choi, N.Y., & Lee, J. (2021). Self-efficacy for coping with cancer: Psychometric properties of the Cancer Behavior Inventory Version 3.0 – Korean. European Journal of Cancer Nursing.

Cancer Behavior Inventory (V2.0)  OLDER LONG VERSION (33 items; 6 subscales)

33-item measure of self-efficacy for coping with cancer.

Merluzzi, T. V., Nairn, R. C., Hegde, K. Martinez Sanchez, M. A., & Dunn, L. (2001). Self-efficacy for coping with cancer: Revision of the Cancer Behavior Inventory (Version 2.0). Psycho-Oncology, 10, 206-217

 

SHORT VERSION OF THE CANCER BEHAVIOR INVENTORY

Cancer Behavior Inventory (Brief Form) (12-items; unidimensional scale)

Brief 12-item measure of self-efficacy for coping with cancer based on the the long form.

Heitzmann, C. A., Merluzzi, T. V., Roscoe, J. A., Jean-Pierre, P., Kirsh, K. L., & Passik, S. D. (2011). Assessing self-efficacy for coping with  cancer: Development and psychometric analysis of the brief version of the Cancer Behavior Inventory (CBI-B), Psycho-Oncology, 20, 302-312.

For a translated and validated Italian version (CBI-B/I) contact Dr. Samantha Serpentini Email: samantha.serpentini@iov.veneto.it

Serpentini, S., Del Bianco, P., Chirico, A., Merluzzi, T.V., De Martino, R., Lucidi, F., De Salvo, G.L., Trentin, L., & Capovilla. E. (2019). Self-efficacy for coping in palliative care patients: Validation and utility of the Italian version of the Cancer Behavior Inventory (CBI-B/Italian). BMC Palliative Care, 18:34   doi.org/10.1186/s12904-019-0420-y 

 

OTHER MEASURES

CAREGIVER INVENTORY

Caregiver Inventory 1.0 (21 items; 4 subscales)

A measure of self-efficacy for caregiving.

Merluzzi, T. V., Philip, E. J., Vachon, D. O., & Heitzmann, C. A. (2011). Assessment of self-efficacy for caregiving: The critical role of self-care in caregiver stress and burden. Palliative and Supportive Care, 9, 15-2

 

SOCIAL RELATIONSHIP COPING EFFICACY SCALE

Social Relationship Coping Efficacy Scale 1.0 (unidimensional scale)

A measure of self-efficacy for maintaining or enhancing social relationships and social support for persons with cancer. 

Merluzzi, T.V., Serpentini, S., Philip, E.J., Yang, M., Salamanca-Balen, N., Heitzmann, C.A., & Catarinella, A. (2019).Social Relationship Coping Efficacy: A new construct in understanding social support and well-being in persons with cancer.Psycho-Oncology, 28, 85-91. doi:10.1002/pon.4913