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Uea-anut Tanomwong


The purposes of this research were to 1) develop questionnaires and validate the quality of the mental health scale of Kasetsart University students by discrimination, 2) evaluate construct validity, and 3) evaluate reliability. The data is collected from 800 students in a multi-stage random sampling. The material used was the mental health scale of students in Kasetsart University. The scale consists of five levels of the rating scale. A Pearson correlation and confirmatory factor analysis were performed to analyze data.

The result found that 1) The forty-nine questions on the mental health range of their items were discriminant between 0.092 – 0.877, 2) the content validity of the scale was between 0.40 -1.00 and the confirmatory factor analysis results of the measurement model of the mental health scale was consistent with six indicators (stress, depression, adjustment, anxiety, suicide, and resilience) showed that the measurement model fit the empirical data (χ2 =1624.39, df = 910, p < 0.001, GFI = 0.922, AGFI = 0.903, CFI =0.993, RMSEA = 0.031, NFI = 0.983), and 3) IOC ranging from 0.744-0.922; the overall reliability was 0.880.

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