Development process of an assessment tool for disruptive behavior problems in cross-cultural settings: the Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal version (DBIS-N)

@article{Burkey2016DevelopmentPO,
  title={Development process of an assessment tool for disruptive behavior problems in cross-cultural settings: the Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal version (DBIS-N)},
  author={M. Burkey and Lajina Ghimire and Ramesh P Adhikari and B. Kohrt and M. Jordans and E. Haroz and L. Wissow},
  journal={International Journal of Culture and Mental Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={9},
  pages={387 - 398}
}
  • M. Burkey, Lajina Ghimire, +4 authors L. Wissow
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Culture and Mental Health
  • ABSTRACT Systematic processes are needed to develop valid measurement instruments for disruptive behavior disorders in cross-cultural settings. We employed a four-step process in Nepal to identify and select items for a culturally valid assessment instrument: (1) we extracted items from validated scales and local free-list interviews; (2) parents, teachers and peers (n = 30) rated the perceived relevance and importance of behavior problems; (3) highly rated items were piloted with children (n… CONTINUE READING
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