Factor structure and reliability of the childhood trauma questionnaire and prevalence estimates of trauma for male and female street youth.

@article{Forde2012FactorSA,
  title={Factor structure and reliability of the childhood trauma questionnaire and prevalence estimates of trauma for male and female street youth.},
  author={David R. Forde and Stephen W Baron and Christine D. Scher and Murray B. Stein},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={364-79}
}
This study examines the psychometric properties of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire short form (CTQ-SF) with street youth who have run away or been expelled from their homes (N = 397). Internal reliability coefficients for the five clinical scales ranged from .65 to .95. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) was used to test the five-factor structure of the scales yielding acceptable fit for the total sample. Additional multigroup analyses were performed to consider items by gender. Results… CONTINUE READING