The Morisky Scale has proven to be a valuable tool in various healthcare settings for several reasons:
Addressing social desirability bias is crucial for obtaining accurate data in healthcare research, particularly when measuring medication adherence. The Morisky Scale offers a practical solution by focusing on behaviors associated with non-adherence, thus minimizing the impact of social desirability bias. By providing a reliable and easy-to-implement tool, the scale empowers researchers and healthcare professionals to better understand patient behaviors, develop effective interventions, and ultimately improve treatment outcomes.
Dr Donald Morisky.