Brain Disorders & Therapy

Brain Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-975X

Rajneet Kaur Sahni

Department of Neurology, All Saints Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Southern Canal By-Pass, VPO Jaspal Bangar, Ludhiana, Punjab 141122, India

  • Research Article   
    Cross-Cultural Adaptation of English Version of Vertigo Symptom Scale in Punjabi
    Author(s): Hardeep Kaur*, Shanu Vohra and Rajneet Kaur Sahni

    Introduction: The Vertigo Symptom Scale mainly focuses on symptoms of vestibular disorders, that are anxiety and autonomic symptoms. Till now valid and culturally adapted Punjabi version of Vertigo Symptom Scale has not been produced yet, this study will describe the translation of the original 34-item version of VSS into Punjabi language and its Psychometric analysis in individuals with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. The Cross-Cultural adaptation of a health status self-administered questionnaires for use in a new region, culture or language requires a distinctive methodology in order to reach equivalence between the original source and target languages. The adaptation of psychological scale is a complex task that requires orderly planning regarding its content maintenance, psychometric properties, and general validity for the intended pop.. Read More»

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