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ConceptFatigue Assessment Scale (FAS)
DescriptionThe Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS) is a 10-item scale evaluating symptoms of chronic fatigue: five questions reflect physical fatigue and five questions reflect mental fatigue.
UseUse to record the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS). The FAS is a self-report, paper-and-pencil measure requiring approximately 2 min for administration. The response scale is a 5-point scale (1 ¼ never to 5 ¼ always). Scores on the FAS can range from 10 to 50.
PurposeTo record symptoms of chronic fatigue. In contrast to other similar measures (e.g., the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory Chap. 57), this 10-item scale treats fatigue as an uni-dimensional construct and does not separate its measurement into different factors. However, in order to ensure that the scale would evaluate all aspects of fatigue, developers chose items to represent both physical and mental symptoms.
ReferencesMichielsen, H. J., De Vries, J., Van Heck, G. L., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Sijtsma, K. (2004). Examination of the dimensionality of fatigue: The construction of the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS). European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 20, 39–48.
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AuthorsAuthor name: Mareike Joseph
Organisation: Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics of TU BS and Hannover Medical School
Email: joseph.mareike@mh-hannover.de
Date originally authored: 2022-04-04
Other Details LanguageAuthor name: Mareike Joseph
Organisation: Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics of TU BS and Hannover Medical School
Email: joseph.mareike@mh-hannover.de
Date originally authored: 2022-04-04
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KeywordsFatigue, Assessment, Scale, fatigue measure, FAS, physical, mental
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