Psychometric properties and longitudinal validation of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a Rwandan community setting: a validation study

@inproceedings{Scholte2011PsychometricPA,
  title={Psychometric properties and longitudinal validation of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a Rwandan community setting: a validation study},
  author={Willem Feike Scholte and Femke Verduin and Anouk van Lammeren and Theoneste Rutayisire and Astrid M Kamperman},
  booktitle={BMC medical research methodology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND This study took place to enable the measurement of the effects on mental health of a psychosocial intervention in Rwanda. It aimed to establish the capacities of the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) to screen for mental disorder and to assess symptom change over time in a Rwandan community setting. METHODS The SRQ-20 was translated into Kinyarwanda in a process of forward and back-translation. SRQ-20 data were collected in a Rwandan setting on 418 respondents; a random… CONTINUE READING

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