Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory-20

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Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory-20 or MFI® is a 20-item scale designed to evaluate five dimensions of fatigue: general fatigue, physical fatigue, reduced motivation, reduced activity, and mental fatigue developed by E.M.A. Smets, B. Garssen, B. Bonke, and J.C.J.M. De Haes. The study form has a registered trademark and copies are available at the Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI) was one of the tests comprising the CDC's Wichita Clinical Study conducted from December 2002 to July 2003 in Wichita, Kansas, USA.

Studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2012, Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI)
    "Reliability and Validity: In an initial psychometric evaluation, develops reported an internal consistency ranging from .53 to .93. The scale was also found to be sensitive to differences between the participants groups."[1]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Shahid, Azmeh; Wilkinson, Kate; Marcu, Shai; Shapiro, Colin M. (2012), STOP, THAT and One Hundred Other Sleep Scales, Springer, New York, p. 241-2, ISBN 978-1-4419-9892-7 


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