Validity and Reliability of the Revised Physical Anhedonia Scale-Turkish Version in University Students

Baskak B., Saka M. C., Gonullu I., Artar M., Kizil E. T. O., YAZICI M. S., ...More

NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY, vol.46, pp.43-48, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-48
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Rado and Meehl proposed anhedonia as a main symptom and as a basis of other symptoms of schizotypy and schizophrenia. However, anhedonia was accepted as an important and standard symptom of schizophrenia after being classified as negative symptom by Andreassen. Chapman examined anhedonia as social and physical, and in 1976, has' developed the Physical Anhedonia Scale (PAS); it has been frequently used in the research projects. This study aims to explore the validity and reliability of the PAS-Turkish version in university students.