A structural assessment of the 30-item Metacognitions Questionnaire for Children and its relations to anxiety symptoms.

@article{Esbjrn2013ASA,
  title={A structural assessment of the 30-item Metacognitions Questionnaire for Children and its relations to anxiety symptoms.},
  author={Barbara Hoff Esbj\orn and Mikael Julius S\omhovd and Jon M Holm and Nicole Nadine L\onfeldt and Patrick K. Bender and Sara Kerstine Kaya Nielsen and Marie Louise Reinholdt-Dunne},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={1211-9}
}
Theoretical models of anxiety have been developed in adult populations. The applicability of these models in child samples has been assessed using downward extensions of the questionnaires developed to assess the proposed theoretical mechanisms. This poses a challenge, as children are still in the process of developing the skills that are being assessed. Psychometrically sound assessment tools are therefore needed for this developing population, in order to ensure the early detection of… CONTINUE READING
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