Evaulation of Validity and Reliability of the Turkish Version of the Mental Health Literacy Scale (Mhl Scale)

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Goktas S., Isikli B., ÖNSÜZ M. F., YENİLMEZ Ç., METİNTAŞ S.

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, vol.11, no.3, pp.424-431, 2019 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.18521/ktd.453411
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.424-431
  • Keywords: Mental Health, Health Litearcy, Mental Health Literacy, Validity and Reliability
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Mental health literacy (MHL) is a component of health literacy that is still developing and has a decisive role in the mental health of individuals, and is defined as knowledge and beliefs to recognize, manage and prevent mental health illnesses. The aim of the study is to evaluate the validity and reliability of the MHL Scale in Turkish.