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Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.
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Ce recueil de notes est issu d'un cours donné à l'UQÀM. Plus spécifiquement, il s'agit de la compilation des acétates projetées pendant la prestation. Par conséquent, le style adopté est nécessairement télégraphique. De plus, puisque le cours supposait une lecture préalable du livre "Introduction à la psychométrie" d'Anastasi (1994), il ne faudrait...
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Background: PCL-5 is a self-report measure consisting of 20 items that are used to assess the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) according to the DSM-5. Objective: This study evaluated the factor structure of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5) in people with serious mental illness. Method: The...
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Background Symptoms of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (nOH), including lightheadedness/dizziness, presyncope, syncope, and falls, can lead to impaired functional ability and reduced quality of life. Because the severity and frequency of nOH symptoms fluctuate, it may be difficult for patients to accurately quantify the effect of symptoms on the...
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Background: The 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) includes a new diagnosis of complex posttraumatic stress disorder (CPTSD). The International Trauma Interview (ITI) is a novel clinician-administered diagnostic interview for the assessment of ICD-11 PTSD and CPTSD. Objective: The aim of this study was to evalua...
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Background: The assessment of therapeutic adherence and competence is essential to understand mechanisms that contribute to treatment outcome. Nevertheless, their assessment is often neglected in psychotherapy research. Aims/objective: To develop an adherence and a treatment-specific competence rating scale for Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for...
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Background: There is no therapeutic competence and adherence scale for grief-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (grief-focused CBT). However, given the growing body of evidence for the efficacy of grief-focused CBT, such a scale is needed both to ensure the internal validity of clinical trials and to facilitate psychotherapy process research....
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Background: The study examined the psychometric properties of the Child and Adolescent Trauma Screen 2 (CATS-2) as a measure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) according to DSM-5 and (Complex) PTSD following the ICD-11 criteria in children and adolescents (7-17 years). Methods: Psychometric properties were investigated in an international s...
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Background We aimed to create a questionnaire to assess the health-related quality of life including functioning, symptoms, and general health status of adult patients with current or previous COVID-19. Here, we report on Phase I and II of the development. Methods Internationally recognized methodology for questionnaire development was followed. I...
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Background The Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System ® (PROMIS ® ) was developed to reliably measure health-related quality of life using the patient’s voice. To achieve these aims, PROMIS utilized Item Response Theory methods in its development, validation and implementation. PROMIS measures are typically scored using a specific...
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Background The generic 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36v2) has been used to assess health related quality of life in adult patients with hereditary angioedema due to C1-inhibitor deficiency (C1-INH-HAE) even though it has not yet been validated for use in this specific disease. Objective This study aims to validate the SF-36v2 for use in ad...
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Many individuals living with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, present cognitive deficits and reasoning biases negatively impacting clinical and functional trajectories. Remote cognitive assessment presents many opportunities for advancing research and treatment but has yet to be widely used in psychiatric populations. We conducted a sc...
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Background The understanding of how individuals manage their emotional experiences has flourished dramatically over the last decades, including assessing of emotion (dys)regulation. The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) is a well-validated and extensively used self-report instrument for emotion regulation problems. Despite the wide us...
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The Spanish version of the 5-item Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS-5) is a brief measure of the general tendency to be attentive and aware of experiences in the present moment during daily life. The MAAS-5 has been used in different countries; however, an assessment of its cross-cultural measurement invariance (MI) has not been conducted. Th...
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The service-learning disciplines can offer a unique opportunity for civic development in university students, as there is a large body of research that links it to values and civic attitudes including a vast number of ecological issues and citizen variables. Moreover, one should bear in mind that these students are future generations that will face...
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The family plays an essential role in the life of an adolescent. Hence, an acceptable understanding and an evaluation of family functioning is fundamental for effective interventions with adolescents in the psychological, social, and educational fields. The main purpose of this study is to examine the psychometric properties of the Family Adaptabil...
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Understanding deep evolutionary time is crucial for biology education and for conceptualizing evolutionary history. Although such knowledge might help citizens contemplate their actions in the context of human existence, understanding deep evolutionary time is a demanding cognitive endeavor for students. The enormous magnitudes of evolutionary time...
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Background The 2009 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) patient-reported outcome (PRO) guidance outlines characteristics of rigorous PRO-measure development. There are a number of widely used PRO measures for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), but it is unknown how well the development processes of SLE PRO measures align with FDA guidance; includin...
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Background The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2.0) is a generic instrument for the assessment of functioning in six domains, resulting in a total health-related disability score. The aim of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Swedish-language version of the self-rated 36-item versio...
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Objectives Psychosocial stressors at work have been identified as significant risk factors for several mental and physical health problems. These stressors must be compensated by psychosocial resources to prevent or reduce adverse effects on health. Questionnaires measuring these stressors and resources already exist, but none integrate digital str...
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Background and objective While several mobility measures exist, there is large variability across measures in how mobility is conceptualized, the source of information and the measurement properties making it challenging to select relevant mobility measures for individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI). Therefore, the objective was to conduct a...
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This study aimed to conduct a psychometric evaluation of the Indonesian version of the Communities Advancing Resilience Toolkit Assessment Survey (CART-AS) instrument with validity and reliability testing. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 280 respondents. The translation was done using the Beaton method. The psychometric test process was...
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Background/Objective The aim of the present study was to compare competing psychometric models and analyze measurement invariance of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in cancer outpatients. Method The sample included 3,260 cancer outpatients. Latent structure of the HADS was analyzed using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) with rob...
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Measurement of social-pragmatic communication skills is essential for clinicians and researchers working with school-aged children on the autism spectrum. Many measures of these skills require time-intensive training and coding that is impractical for clinical assessment settings. Using a sample of 299 elementary school children (M = 8.6 years, sd...
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Muscle dysmorphia (MD) is characterized by a pervasive belief or fear of insufficient muscularity and an elevated drive for muscularity, representing the pathological and extreme pursuit of muscularity. Psychometric properties of one of the most widely used measures of MD symptoms—the Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder Inventory (MDDI)—have yet to be evalu...
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Body appreciation, a central aspect of positive body image, recently started to capture the attention of the scientific community as a potential determinant of well-being. However, little is known about onset and early identification in both males and females, as studies on this subject in childhood are still scarce, due in part to a dearth of vali...
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Purpose Psychometric validity/reliability of 10-item and 2-item abbreviations of the Connor–Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC-10; CD-RISC-2) was investigated via item response theory and classic approaches. Methods We sampled 5023 adult American participants in a June/July 2020 survey on the COVID-19 pandemic’s psychological effects. Our question...
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Soft skills represent psychological attributes that inform how people learn, think, and act. Measuring soft skills is important because they are variables that allow students to predict their professional future and career orientation. There is often a lack of instruments for evaluating soft skills in educational settings. In this study, we present...
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Although motor problems are highly prevalent in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), they remain underdiagnosed. Questionnaire-based screening for motor problems could optimize current clinical practice. This study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the developmental coordination disorder questionnaire (DCDQ) to screen for co-...
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Up until now, studies on entrepreneurs and their relationship to business performance have focused primarily on analyzing the entrepreneur as an individual. While studies have been conducted on the entrepreneurial team, their focus has centered on team size and degree of diversity - cultural, age, gender - leaving a gap in the analysis of the effec...
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Racial/ethnic minority youth receive approximately half of the mental health services of their non-minority peers. Improved methods for identifying African American families in need of behavioral health services are necessary. The Family Assessment Device and General Functioning subscale have been found to be reliable and able to detect family func...
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Learning from mistakes plays an important role in employee development; however, such a learning scale has not yet been developed. The objective of this study was to develop and examine the psychometric properties of the Learning from Mistakes Climate Scale (LMCS) in Malaysia. A pool of items was first developed based on the literature, with an exp...
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Background and aims The popularity of video gaming has generated significant interest in research methods to examine motivations for gaming. Current measures of gaming motives are limited by lack of scope and/or their applicability to specific game genres only. We aimed to create a comprehensive motivation inventory applicable to any gaming genre a...
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In 2018, Murray et al. developed the violent ideations scale (VIS). The reliability and validity of the scale in China have yet to be tested, and the scale uses only classical test theory to test its psychometric characteristics. The present study was based on a sample of Chinese university students. First, we used traditional classical testing the...
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Psychological distress (including depression and anxiety) is common in the first years of cancer diagnosis but can differ by country and region. The aim of the present paper was to review the prevalence of psychological distress among cancer patients in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region. A systematic literature search was carried out using several da...
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Objectives: Research spanning the fields of clinical, social and health psychology suggests that death anxiety is an important construct. However, no comprehensive, psychometrically adequate measure of the construct exists. The current studies outline the development of a new measure of death anxiety, the Death Anxiety Beliefs and Behaviours Scale...
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Introduction: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease of respiratory airflow obstruction. There are >80 tools to measure various aspects of COPD patients’ well‑being. This study aimed to evaluate the reliability and consistency of CAT and clinical COPD questionnaire (CCQ) and their correlation with St. George respiratory questionn...
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Purpose: This study aimed to perform a validity and reliability study of the Turkish version of the Aging Anxiety Scale for Middle-Aged Women. Design and methods: This methodological study was conducted with 262 women aged between 40 and 59 years. Findings: While language, content and construct validity analyses were performed at the validity...
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Background We translated and validated the Urdu version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life (QoL) Questionnaire’s Head and Neck (H&N) Cancer Module (EORTC QLQ-H&N35) and assessed its convergent and discriminant validity by examining correlations of QoL with depression, anxiety, and resilience. Methods...
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Personality is an critical aspect that influences someone's opinions, like-dislike, thoughts, and the way someone behaves in exceptional situations. Nowadays social media is a platform wherein human beings explicit their view, how they feel, what they're doing. Every 2nd on average, round 6000 tweets are generated. This records may be analyzed nice...
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The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL 1.5–5 years) posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) subscale by Dehon & Scheeringa (2006) as a screener for PTSD in trauma-exposed young children has yielded inconsistent results so far. Therefore, the aim of this study was to create and examine the validity of alternative CBCL-PTSD subscales and compare them to the...
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Strong links have been observed between professionals’ occupational health and their perceived organizational climate. However, in Portugal, one of the European Union countries where teachers present higher levels of occupational stress, no measures have been found to assess perceived school climate in elementary-school teachers. This study aimed t...
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This study aimed to analyze the psychometric properties of the Questionnaire of Educational Inclusion (CIE) for University Contexts, applied to a sample of 171 university professors, stratified random sampling with proportional allocation. The CIE questionnaire's factorial structure, reliability, and validity were evaluated. The 4-factor model, inc...
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It is critical to intervene early in the mild cognitive impairment (MCI) stage of the Alzheimer's disease trajectory, but traditional cognitive testing methods are costly, burdensome, and difficult to access. We examined adherence and validity data to a 30-day self-administered ecological momentary cognitive testing protocol among a sample of older...
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Given controversial findings of reduced depressive symptom severity and increased hippocampus volume in CYP2C19 poor metabolizers, we sought to provide empirical evidence from a large-scale single-center longitudinal cohort in the community-dwelling adult population—Colaus|PsyCoLaus in Lausanne, Switzerland ( n = 4152). We looked for CYP2C19 genoty...
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Objective Stillbirth can result in numerous adverse psychosocial sequelae. Recommendations vary with regard to holding the baby after a stillbirth. Few studies have addressed the impact of fetal abnormalities on these outcomes. Study design Analyses of singleton stillbirths within the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network were conducted. Patie...
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Purpose Quality of life research often collects daily information and averages this over a week, producing a summary score. When data are missing, arbitrary rules (such as requiring at least 4/7 observations) are used to determine whether a patient’s summary score is created or set to missing. This simulation work aimed to assess the impact of miss...
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As the world goes through the fourth wave and the continued emergence of new COVID‐19 variants, the general and work‐related risks of the healthcare professionals are expected to rise. This has the capacity to adversely affect productivity and efficiency in healthcare delivery system, particularly in this era of global shortage of trained healthcar...
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Background Analyzing distractor qualities of a pediatrics subject test in a national-level examination is vital in developing high-quality items for the discipline. Yet traditional approaches focus on key answers only and therefore are less informative. The number of distractors can also be parsimonized to improve the item development. Materials a...
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Introduction Many instruments for assessing general parenting have been reported as burdensome and are thus seldom used in studies exploring children’s energy balance-related behaviors or weight. This study evaluates the factorial structure of the item-reduced version of the Comprehensive General Parenting Questionnaire (CGPQ), which assesses five...
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Background Although the definition of food addiction is not agreed upon, it is characterized by eating more than expected without being hungry, not being able to visit certain places associated with overeating or unsuccessfully trying to cut down on the consumption of certain foods. The modified YFAS (mYFAS 2.0) version, instrument available to eva...
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The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) is a widely used measure of psychological stress and has demonstrated robust psychometric properties in adult populations. However, its validity and reliability in younger populations has not been investigated. This study aimed to confirm the factor structure and estimate the internal consistency of the 10-item PSS...
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Background The Quality of Life (QOL) in Life-threatening Illness-Family Carer Version (QOLLTI-F) has been proven to be a brief, reliable, and valid instrument for measuring the caregivers’ QOL in western cultures. However, whether it is suitable to be used in Chinese culture is unclear. This study aimed to test the reliability and validity of the C...
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Background This study aims to examine the psychometric properties of the nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and assess the relationship between the PHQ-9 domain and demographics and health behaviors in Vietnamese people. Materials and Methods The PHQ9 was administered to 899 participants. Exploratory factor and reliability analyses wer...
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Resumen La sobre-cualificación laboral percibida es un fenómeno psicosocial que puede afectar a las personas en su empleo y que tiene lugar cuando los empleados perciben que tienen capacidades y destrezas que exceden los requisitos de su trabajo. Para comprender mejor cómo se presenta este fenómeno en Puerto Rico y países de habla hispana, es neces...
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The goal of this research was to validate an Italian adaptation of the questionnaire Difficulties in Interpersonal Regulation of Emotions (DIRE) and to investigate its associations with psychopathology. An Italian sample (N = 630) completed the DIRE and the Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL-90). We tested the factorial structure of the DIRE using explorati...
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Despite the lasting interest towards the relationship between intelligence and creativity, comparably less attention is paid to its age-related changes. Our paper considers the organization of fluid intelligence and psychometric indicators of creativity and is based on the experimental data obtained for children aged 11 (n = 99) and for young adult...
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Aim Retaining nurses on the job is vital, and their successful retention is related to the organizational climates (OC) of healthcare settings. The purpose was to develop and test the psychometric properties of the Perceived Organizational Climate Scale (POCS). Design The methodologic research design was used by following the scale development str...
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A credible, validated measure of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skill, an essential indicator of treatment progress, is currently missing in China. Competencies of Cognitive Therapy Scale-Self Report (CCTS-SR) is a brief and convenient instrument assessing the cognitive skills patients learn through CBT, even among individuals without any thera...
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The study of associations between inter-individual differences in brain structure and behaviour has a long history in psychology and neuroscience. Many associations between psychometric data, particularly intelligence and personality measures and local variations of brain structure have been reported. While the impact of such reported associations...
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One of the strongest predictors of future academic achievement is the early and informal math skills children begin their school studies. Because of this, it is essential to have proper tools for measuring the development of mathematical thinking at an early age to be able to intervene in a timelier, more effective way. The purpose of this research...
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This study investigated role of data management and data analysis on Sustainable development. Three testable hypotheses were formulated to guide this study. The correlation research design was used for this work as the population of study for this work is all staff in tertiary institutions in Lagos State, while the target population is staff of LAS...