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Validity and reability

Neslihan Duruturk, Eda Tonga, Charles Philip Gabel, Manolya Acar, Agah Tekindal
PURPOSE: This study aims to adapt culturally a Turkish version of the Lower Limb Functional Index (LLFI) and to determine its validity, reliability, internal consistency, measurement sensitivity and factor structure in lower limb problems. METHOD: The LLFI was translated into Turkish and cross-culturally adapted with a double forward-backward protocol that determined face and content validity. Individuals (n = 120) with lower limb musculoskeletal disorders completed the LLFI and Short Form-36 questionnaires and the Timed Up and Go physical test...
March 17, 2015: Disability and Rehabilitation
L Albores-Gallo, C Lara-Muñoz, C Esperón-Vargas, J A Cárdenas Zetina, A M Pérez Soriano, G Villanueva Colin
INTRODUCTION: The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL/6-18) is the most commonly used parent-completed instrument that assesses child and adolescent psychopathology. It has been used in epidemiology and clinical studies. The last version contains DSM-oriented subscales. OBJECTIVE: Investigate the psychometric properties of the CBCL/6-18 and develops a valid and reliable Mexican version. METHOD: Psychologists and child psychiatrists adapted the Spanish version of CBCL/6-18, and a back translation was done by a native English speaker...
November 2007: Actas Españolas de Psiquiatría
Karina Pavan, Kizi Schmidt, Bruna Marangoni, Maria Fernanda Mendes, Charles Peter Tilbery, Sergio Lianza
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is a cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the modified fatigue impact scale for Portuguese (MFIS-BR). METHOD: The MFIS was translated to Portuguese and re-translated to English. Two pilot studies had been carried through to obtain the MFIS-BR, which was applied to 57 consecutive stable MS patients and 45 healthy controls. The retest was applied 30 days later. RESULTS: In analyzing the statistics the internal consistency reability was similar to the original scale (0...
September 2007: Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria
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