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5.8.7 – Self-management self-efficacy

Measure (Authors, Year) Generic vs Specific, Purpose Administration, Number of Items, Number of Domains Measurement Properties

Perceived HIV Self-Management Scale (PHIVSMS)53



Self-reported questionnaire

8 items

1 domain

Reliability: Good internal consistency reliability with Cronbach's alpha 0.78 with adults (primarily men) living with HIV.

Validity: Construct validity demonstrated in adults living with HIV with correlations to criterion measures of HRQL and depression ranging from 0.37-0.66.53

53Wallston KA, Osborn CY, Wagner LJ, Hilker K. The Perceived Medical Condition Self-Management Scale applied to persons with HIV/AIDS. J Health Psychol. 2010 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20656769.