Translation and validation of the Body Image Avoidance Questionnaire (BIAQ) for the Portuguese language in Brazil.

@article{Campana2009TranslationAV,
  title={Translation and validation of the Body Image Avoidance Questionnaire (BIAQ) for the Portuguese language in Brazil.},
  author={Angela Nogueira Neves Betanho Campana and Maria da Consolaç{\~a}o Gomes Cunha Fernandes Tavares and Dirceu da Silva and Maria Jose D'Elboux Diogo},
  journal={Behavior research methods},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={236-243}
}
Brazilian researchers have not been provided with instruments with which to investigate body image avoidance behaviors. The aim of this study was to translate and validate the Body Image Avoidance Questionnaire (BIAQ) for Brazil. The translation, synthesis, back-translation, Brazilian questionnaire formulation, and pretest were carried out in the first phase of the study. The study of the scale's psychometric properties was conducted in the second phase of the study. Brazilian BIAQ has 13 items… CONTINUE READING