Cancer Behavior Inventory (V2.0)

CANCER BEHAVIOR INVENTORY (CBI-2.0)
This questionnaire contains many things that a person might do when receiving treatment for cancer. We are interested in your judgment of how confident you are that you can accomplish those things. Make sure your ratings accurately reflect your confidence whether or not you have done it in the past. So, your ratings reflect your confidence that you can do these things now (or in the near future). Please read each numbered item. Then rate that item on how confident you are that you can accomplish that behavior. Circle a number on the scale. If you circle a “1” you would be stating that you are not at all
confident that you can accomplish that behavior. If you circle a “9” you would be stating that you are totally confident that you can accomplish that behavior. Numbers in the middle of the scale indicate that you are moderately confident that you can accomplish that behavior. Please rate all items. If you are not sure about an item please rate it as best you can.

All items are rated on the following scale

NOT AT ALL           MODERATELY           TOTALLY
CONFIDENT           CONFIDENT           CONFIDENT
1          2          3         4         5         6         7         8         9

1. Maintaining independence.
2. Maintaining a positive attitude.
3. Accepting that I have cancer.
4. Maintaining work activity.
5. Asking nurses questions.
6. Remaining relaxed throughout treatments and not allowing scary thoughts to upset me.
7. Seeking support from people & groups outside the family
8. Maintaining a daily routine.
9. Asking technologists questions.
10. Coping with hair loss.
11. Using denial (putting things out of my mind at times)
12. Remaining relaxed throughout treatment  (chemotherapy, radiation)
13. Coping with physical changes.
14. Ignoring things that cannot be dealt with.
15. Actively participating in treatment decisions.
16. Sharing feelings of concern.
17. Remaining relaxed while waiting at least one hour for my appointment.
18. Expressing personal feelings of anger or hostility.
19. Seeking information about cancer or cancer treatments.
20. Expressing negative feelings about cancer.
21. Keeping busy with activities.
22. Finding an escape (“getting away from it all” at times)
23. Reducing any anxiety associated with getting my blood drawn.
24. Maintaining a sense of humor.
25. Accepting physical changes or limitations caused by cancer treatment.
26. Seeking consolation.
27. Reducing any nausea associated with treatment (chemotherapy,  radiation)
28. Maintaining  hope.
29. Asking physicians questions.
30. Doing something, anything.
31. Managing pain.
32. Managing nausea and vomiting.
33. Controlling my negative feelings about cancer.

SCORING SPSS SYNTAX

COMPUTE CBIMainAct=MEAN.3(CBI.1,CBI.4,CBI.8,CBI.21,CBI.30)*5.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBIMainAct ‘CBIMaintenance of Activity and Independence’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBIPosAtt=MEAN.3(CBI.2,CBI.3,CBI.24,CBI.28,CBI.33)*5.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBIPosAtt ‘Positive Attitude Accept Cancer’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBISideEffects=MEAN.3(CBI.10,CBI.13,CBI.25,CBI.31,CBI.32)*5.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBISideEffects ‘Physical Chjanges Side Effects’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBIStressManag=MEAN.3(CBI.6,CBI.12,CBI.17,CBI.23,CBI.27)*5.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBIStressManag ‘Stress Management’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBIAffetReg=MEAN.3(CBI.11,CBI.18,CBI.20,CBI.22,CBI.14)*5.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBIAffetReg ‘Affective Regulation’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBIAskQuest=MEAN.3(CBI.5,CBI.9,CBI.15,CBI.19,CBI.29)*5.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBIAskQuest ‘Ask Questions Paricipate in Tx’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBISeekSuppt=MEAN.3(CBI.7,CBI.16,CBI.26)*3.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBISeekSuppt ‘Seek Social Support’.

EXECUTE.

COMPUTE CBITotal=    CBIMainAct+CBIPosAtt+CBISideEffects+CBIStressManag+CBIAffetReg+CBIAskQuest+

CBISeeSuppt.

VARIABLE LABELS  CBITotal ‘CBI Total Score’.

EXECUTE.

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