Psychometric properties of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale in a clinical sample.

@article{Chorpita2005PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale in a clinical sample.},
  author={Bruce F. Chorpita and Catherine E Moffitt and Jennifer P Gray},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={309-22}
}
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS) in a clinical sample of 513 youth referred for mental health assessment at a university clinic. Internal consistency and factor analysis provided support for the factorial validity of the RCADS. Convergent and discriminant validity tests against both clinical interview and self-report criteria also suggested favorable properties of the RCADS. In comparative tests with traditional measures… CONTINUE READING
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