Psychometric properties of the Spanish Child PTSD Symptom Scale for DSM ‐5–Self‐Report in El Salvador
AbstractConducting research in global applied settings necessitates the use of easily administered, brief, and evidentiary measures. One widely used, brief self-report measure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in children and adolescents is the Child PTSD Symptom Scale forDSM-5 –Self-Report (CPSS-5-SR). The present study examined the factor structure, measurement invariance, reliability, and convergent validity of the Spanish translation of the CPSS-5-SR in a sample of 1,296 third- through 12th-graders in El Salvador (Mage = 12.73 years,SD = 2.67, 55.2% female, 100.0% Latinx). This sample was collected as ...
Source: Journal of Traumatic Stress - April 23, 2022 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Evan E. Rooney, Regan W. Stewart, Sujith Ramachandran, Rosaura Orengo ‐Aguayo, John Young Tags: BRIEF REPORT Source Type: research
IJERPH, Vol. 19, Pages 5080: Central American Parents & rsquo; Preferences for Content and Modality for a Family-Centered Intervention to Promote Healthful Energy Balance-Related Behaviors of Their Preschool-Age Children
IJERPH, Vol. 19, Pages 5080: Central American Parents’ Preferences for Content and Modality for a Family-Centered Intervention to Promote Healthful Energy Balance-Related Behaviors of Their Preschool-Age Children International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph19095080 Authors: Elizabeth N. Díaz Qun Le Daniel Campos Jesnny M. Reyes Julie A. Wright Mary L. Greaney Ana Cristina Lindsay This formative research used a cross-sectional survey to assess interest in informational content and intervention modalities for the design of an early childhood obesity prev...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - April 21, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Elizabeth N. D íaz Qun Le Daniel Campos Jesnny M. Reyes Julie A. Wright Mary L. Greaney Ana Cristina Lindsay Tags: Article Source Type: research
Psychometry and Cut-off Points of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy in Medical Students in Central America and the Caribbean
CONCLUSION: Our study solves the problem of comparing the scores and the levels of empathy observed in the medical students at different schools of medicine, making said comparisons within and between countries and between genders. The instrument used has adequate psychometric properties and the cut-off values obtained allow the classifying of people with lower or higher levels of empathy.PMID:35438891 (Source: Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal)
Source: Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal - April 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: V íctor P Díaz-Narváez Aracelis Calzadilla-N úñez Alejandro Reyes-Reyes Mar ía G Silva-Vetri Pilar Torres-Mart ínez Eugenia S Gonz ález-Díaz Luz M Alonso-Palacio Jorge Luis Bilbao-Ram írez Nuvia Estrada-M éndez Dilia Esther Aparicio Elizabeth F Source Type: research