Originally developed at McGill University, the FACT-MBIS measures body image concerns of patients with head & neck cancer.
FACT/McGill Body Image Scale – Head & Neck (FACT-MBIS)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Head & neck cancer patients 18 years and older
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
Self-Image, Social Discomfort
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Subscale scores and total scores possible.
Available translations of the FACT-MBIS can be obtained by registering for permission. Users are not permitted to translate the FACT-MBIS without permission from FACIT.org. Permission from FACIT.org to translate the FACT-MBIS may also be contingent upon timeline expectations and availability of FACIT staff. Translations must undergo a rigorous methodology under the guidance of FACIT.org which includes multiple translators, QA steps and cognitive interviews with patients. For commercial use, FACITtrans is the approved translation vendor to translate the FACIT measurement system.
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