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={Matthew D Burkey and Lajina Ghimire and Ramesh P Adhikari and Brandon A Kohrt and Mark J D Jordans and Emily E. Haroz and Lawrence Sagin Wissow},
  journal={International journal of culture and mental health},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          387-398
        }
}
Systematic processes are needed to develop valid measurement instruments for disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs) 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=60) in… CONTINUE READING
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