Internal validity, dimensionality and performance of the Body Shape Questionnaire in a group of Brazilian college students.

@article{Pietro2009InternalVD,
  title={Internal validity, dimensionality and performance of the Body Shape Questionnaire in a group of Brazilian college students.},
  author={Monica C Di Pietro and Dartiu Xavier da Silveira},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          21-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To adapt the Body Shape Questionnaire for use in the Brazilian population; to study the internal validity and the dimensionality of the scale when used in a non- clinical Brazilian population. METHOD A cross- sectional study was accomplished comprising 164 students in the first 3 years of the School of Medicine conveniently selected at the Universidade Federal de São Paulo. The 34- item Body Shape Questionnaire version and a questionnaire to assess demographic and anthropometric… CONTINUE READING

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