The MEAH map screening toolDr A Soundy
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The Screening Tool

The MEAH Scale 

Version 3.2

 

Please answer the following questions relating to your process of adaptation and hope. The questions will relate to an aspect of your current situation to which you are finding it difficult to adapt. Examples of this include adapting to the following; losses from a chronic illness, changes or losses in relationships in the work place, socially or at home, the inability to be independent, and the loss of an identity like being an athlete or father. Your own words will be used for the follow up assessments regarding this difficulty.

 

Note: please ignore the numbers on the left-hand side. These are just there as a way to distinguish responses and identify a way to distinguish the intensity or extremity of the scale.

 

1. Please name the one aspect of your adaptation that you are finding most difficult? 

Prompt: Importantly this question is about you and how you feel and what you consider to be difficult there is no right or wrong answer. 

 

 

I am finding considerable/most difficulty adapting to_________________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

 

2.Regarding the difficulty you have identified how hopeful are you right now that you can or will overcome it? 

Hope 

Place an X in the box next to the level of energy you feel

+4 I am completely certain that I will be able to overcome this difficulty

 

 

+3

 

+2 I believe it is likely that I will overcome this difficulty

 

+1

 

0 I accept that it might not be possible to overcome this difficulty

 

-1

 

-2 I feel uncertain and don’t know if this difficulty can be overcome 

 

-3

 

-4 I see neither hope or ability to overcome this difficulty

 

3. Regarding the difficulty you have identified do you feel able to adapt to it right now? 

Adaptation

Place an X in the box next to the statement which reflects how you feel right now

+4 I am able to embrace positively this difficulty

+3

 

+2 I am able to accept this difficulty 

 

+1

 

0 I am able to acknowledge this difficulty 

 

-1

 

-2 I find it difficult to accept this difficulty

 

-3

 

-4 I reject and cannot accept this difficulty

Q3. What level of energy to you have today right now with regards to dealing with the difficulty you have identified (as we talk). Please mark it on a scale from extremely high to extremely low 

 

Energy Level to deal with the difficulty 

Place an X in the box next to the level of energy you feel

+4 I feel highly energised to deal with this difficulty

 

 

+3

 

+2 I feel moderate levels of energy to deal with this difficulty 

 

+1

 

0 I feel average or normal levels of energy to deal with this difficulty

 

-1

 

-2 I feel moderately low levels of energy to deal with this difficulty  

 

-3

 

-4 I feel very little energy available to deal with this difficulty

 

 

 

 

Q4. Please score how you feel about the difficulty you have identified in a range from pleasant to unpleasant

Valence or Pleasantness on how you feel about the difficulty 

Place an X in the box next to the level of energy you feel

+4 I have extremely pleasant or positive feelings regarding the difficulty I am facing  

 

 

+3

 

+2 I have pleasant or positive feelings regarding the difficulty I am facing  

 

+1

 

0 I have average or normal feelings regarding the difficulty I am facing  

 

-1

 

-2 I have unpleasant or negative feelings regarding the difficulty I am facing  

 

-3

 

-4 I have extremely unpleasant or negative feelings regarding the difficulty I am facing  

The MEAH X-Z scale.jpg
The MEAH X-Y map.jpg

So what does this mean?

 What do the scores mean on each of the scale and MEAH map?
The X-Y Scale 
 
 
 
 
 
The X-Z scale 
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The MEAH Movement map
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