Table 6

Factor analysis of Depression Attitude Scale statements in GPs and psychiatrists - only attitude statement with at least one loading ≥ 40 or ≤ -40 for any of the factors are represented

Statement

Factor 1

Factor 2

Factor 3

Factor 4

Factor 5


GP

Psych

GPs

Psych

GP

Psych

Psych

Psych


A2

36

2

-11

22

13

14

-8

47*


A3

18

-5

-42*

-34

-26

4

-2

81*


A5

23

20

-45*

3

9

47*

1

6


A6

46*

25

2

21

3

-6

15

15


A7

70*

73*

-13

9

-8

-4

-24

16


A8

42*

28

8

26

-19

16

5

30


A9

8

-7

47*

56*

-25

-17

0

-10


A10

49*

36

-5

-10

29

40*

5

4


A14

20

-15

-19

8

44*

74*

8

-9


A15

-2

-6

48*

63*

-23

8

1

-3


A16

-3

-17

-7

-10

55*

50*

1

9


A17

15

16

-32

16

9

-3

85*

-1


A18

6

-1

40

12

7

-12

-55*

7


A19

18

-9

-17

40

23

-3

43*

12*


A20

30

22

-32

-17

-28

-17

6

44*


GP, general practitioner; Psych, psychiatrist.

*Statement loading ≥ 40 or ≤ -40.

Shading indicates highest scoring statements in each factor solution common between GP and psychiatrists (for factors 1 to 3). This statement was then used to name the solution as it is representative of an underlying theme in the attitudes of the physicians surveyed.

Demyttenaere et al. BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:169   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-169

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