Decision Regret Scale
The Decision Regret Scale measures "distress or remorse after a [health care] decision." (Brehaut, 2003).
- User Manual describing the tool's properties, scoring and directions for administration.
- Available versions:
You may use any of these measurement tools without requesting permission. These tools are protected by copyright but are freely available for you to use, provided you: a) cite the reference in any questionnaires or publications; b) do not charge for or profit from them; and c) do not alter them except for adding a specific condition/decision as necessary.
- Brehaut JC, O'Connor AM, Wood TJ, Hack TF, Siminoff L, Gordon E, Feldman-Stewart D. Validation of a decision regret scale. Med Decis Making. 2003 Jul-Aug;23(4):281-92.
- Becerra-Perez MM, Menear M, Brehaut JC, Legare F. Extent and Predictors of Decision Regret about Health Care Decisions: A Systematic Review. Med Decis Making. 2016 Mar 14. pii: 0272989X16636113. [Epub ahead of print]
- Tanno K, Bito S, Isobe Y, Takagi Y. Validation of a Japanese Version of the Decision Regret Scale. J Nurs Meas. 2016;24(1):44-54.
Last modified: 2018-01-03.