Basic Study
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World J Psychiatr. Jun 22, 2017; 7(2): 89-97
Published online Jun 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i2.89
Table 7 Rotated factor matrix, attitude towards involuntary hospitalization scale scores1
Items perceptions of involuntary hospitalizations scale (n = 21)
Factors extractedFactor loadings
I think that my hospitalization was unfair0.80
I think that hospitalization was against my rights0.71
I think that my hospitalization was not necessary at all0.70
Hospitalization against my will posed a permanent threat to my independency0.59
I felt that I was not heard0.60
Admission to hospital was humiliating experience0.58
I believe that I was offered the opportunity to recover in a safe place0.56
This admission had a negative impact upon the relationship with my family0.54
My relationship with my psychiatrist was negatively impacted by this involuntary admission0.51
My problem might have been managed through a shorter hospitalization0.510.46
I felt that my current or future job could be affected by being in hospital against my will0.51
I think my family should have been involved in the decision about my admission0.40
My problem might have been managed through a voluntary hospitalization0.74
I could not recognize that I need help when I was very ill0.65
My problem could have been managed without being pressured0.390.52
I think that being detained as an involuntary patient has averted further harm to me0.51
I was given the chance to appeal my involuntary admission0.67
I was given passes and other privileges outside the unit when my doctors felt it was ok0.59
I know my rights as an involuntary patient0.550.56
Overall, I was treated with respect0.56
I felt that I was pressured excessively0.48
Internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha) for each factor0.850.680.57
Proportion of observed variance for each factor (%)25.610.08.8