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Table 10 Pearson correlations between the Positive Mental Health Scale and other established instrument

From: The positive mental health instrument: development and validation of a culturally relevant scale in a multi-ethnic asian population

  General coping Personal growth & autonomy Interpersonal Skill Spirituality Emotional support General affect Positive Mental Health
RSA 0.32*** 0.51*** 0.49*** 0.15* 0.43*** 0.41*** 0.49***
MSPSS        
   MSPSS (Family) 0.37*** 0.57*** 0.56*** 0.43*** 0.66*** 0.48*** 0.69***
   MSPSS (Friends) 0.29*** 0.43*** 0.53*** 0.19** 0.62*** 0.34*** 0.54***
   MSPSS (Other Subscale) 0.31*** 0.53*** 0.47*** 0.34*** 0.68*** 0.48*** 0.62***
   MSPSS (Total Score) 0.37*** 0.60*** 0.59*** 0.38*** 0.75*** 0.51*** 0.71***
Brief Cope (BC) Scale        
   BC (Planning Subscale) 0.21** 0.23** 0.20** 0.07 0.27** 0.08 0.22**
   BC (Acceptance Subscale) 0.30*** 0.30*** 0.32*** 0.26** 0.30*** 0.32*** 0.40***
   BC (Humor Subscale) 0.11 0.16* 0.10 0.11 0.18** 0.15* 0.18**
PGIS 0.52*** 0.72*** 0.49*** 0.30*** 0.44*** 0.51*** 0.63***
DSES 0.11 0.12 0.24** 0.76*** 0.13 0.28** 0.41***
SWEMWBS 0.53*** 0.65*** 0.51*** 0.18** 0.48*** 0.66*** 0.66***
SWLS 0.44*** 0.49*** 0.41*** 0.24** 0.43*** 0.51*** 0.54***
General happiness 0.41*** 0.49*** 0.39*** 0.21*** 0.41*** 0.62*** 0.58***
General health 0.32*** 0.35*** 0.27*** 0.12* 0.22*** 0.42*** 0.36***
EQ5D VAS 0.36*** 0.34*** 0.25** 0.14* 0.25** 0.52*** 0.39***
Healthy Days Measure -0.33*** -0.33*** -0.36*** -0.14 -0.36*** -0.58*** -0.46***
PHQ-8 -0.35*** -0.36*** -0.28*** -0.20** -0.30*** -0.61*** -0.46***
GAD-7 -0.14* -0.29*** -0.08 -0.12 -0.12 -0.50*** -0.29**
Global Functioning From SDS -0.15* -0.12 -0.10 0.05 -0.08 -0.15* -0.07
SDS        
   SDS (Work/School) -0.13 -0.22** -0.13 -0.07 -0.16* -0.36*** -0.23**
   SDS (Social Life) -0.17* -0.26** -0.15* -0.14 -0.24** -0.44*** -0.32***
   SDS (Family life/Home responsibilities) -0.07 -0.17* -0.13 -0.10 -0.21** -0.40*** -0.24**
   SDS (Days Lost) -0.13 -0.25** -0.19* -0.04 -0.26** -0.34*** -0.20**
   SDS (Days Unproductive) -0.13 -0.28 -0.20** -0.10 -0.27** -0.41*** -0.27**
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001
  2. DSES:Daily Spirituality Experience Scale; EQ5D VAS: Euro-Quality of Life Scale Visual Analogue Scale; GAD-7:General Anxiety Disorder Scale; MSPSS: Multi-dimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support; PGIS: Personal Growth Initiative Scale; PHQ-8:Patient Health Questionnaire; RSA: Resilience Scale for Adults; SDS: Sheehan Disability Scale; SWEMWBS: Short Warwick- Edinburg Mental Well-being Scale; SWLS: Satisfaction with Life Scale