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Table 2 Factor analysis of Malay version of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS-M)

From: Cultural adaptation and validity of the Malay version of the brief psychiatric rating scale (BPRS-M) among patients with schizophrenia in a psychiatric clinic

Items 1
Positive Symptoms
2
Mood disturbance
3
Negative Symptoms
4
Activation
5
Resistance
6
Somatization
7
Orientation
4. Conceptual Disorganization 0.70       
11. Suspiciousness 0.85       
12. Hallucinatory Behavior 0.77       
15. Unusual Thought Content 0.69       
2. Anxiety   0.84      
5. Guilt Feelings   0.46      
6. Tension   0.81      
9. Depressive Mood   0.70      
3. Emotional Withdrawal    0.93     
13. Motor Retardation    0.50     
16. Blunted Affect    0.92     
8. Grandiosity     0.88    
17. Excitement     0.90    
10. Hostility      0.86   
14. Uncooperativeness      0.81   
1.Somatic Concern       0.93  
7. Mannerisms and Posturing       0.76  
18. Disorientation        1.00
Eigenvalue 3.95 2.16 1.64 1.52 1.38 1.20 1.00
Variance (%) 21.92 12.00 9.10 8.45 7.68 6.66 5.57
  1. BPRS-M = Malay version of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale
  2. Extraction Method: Principal Component Analysis. Rotation Method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization. a. Rotation converged in 6 iterations. Loadings below 0.40 are suppressed