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Table 4 Correlation of latent variables and discriminant Validity 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

  Positive Symptoms Mood disturbance Negative Symptoms Activation Resistance Somatization Orientation
Positive Symptoms 0.76       
Mood disturbance 0.33 0.72      
Negative Symptoms 0.31 0.15 0.81     
Activation −0.21 −0.16 −0.23 0.89    
Resistance 0.24 0.28 0.21 −0.11 0.83   
Somatization 0.08 0.20 0.08 −0.08 0.18 0.85  
Orientation 0.12 −0.04 −0.04 −0.02 0.10 −0.04 1.00
  1. Bold number = square root of the average variance extracted (AVE)