This study explores the factor structure of the Indonesian version of the GHQ-12 based on several theoretical perspectives and determines the threshold for optimum sensitivity and specificity. Through a focus group discussion, we evaluate the practicality of the GHQ-12 as a screening tool for mental health problems among adult primary care patients in Indonesia.

Using the GHQ-12 to screen for mental health problems among primary care patients: psychometrics and practical considerations

Bonetto, C;
2020-01-01

Abstract

This study explores the factor structure of the Indonesian version of the GHQ-12 based on several theoretical perspectives and determines the threshold for optimum sensitivity and specificity. Through a focus group discussion, we evaluate the practicality of the GHQ-12 as a screening tool for mental health problems among adult primary care patients in Indonesia.
2020
Confirmatory Factor Analysis
Indonesia
Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Mental health
Primary care
Psychometrics
Receiver Operating Curve
Screening
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