Per Hove Thomsen

Psychometric validation of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV)

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Psychometric validation of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV). / Schultz, Cecilie; Lambek, Rikke; Højgaard, David; Söchting, Ingrid; Thastum, Mikael; Hove Thomsen, Per; Anna Hybel, Katja.

I: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, Bind 72, Nr. 8, 2018, s. 621-629.

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title = "Psychometric validation of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV)",
abstract = "AIM: The aim of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV). The OBQ-CV assesses dysfunctional beliefs concerning responsibility/threat estimation, perfectionism/uncertainty, and importance/control of thoughts, which according to cognitive theories are important in the development and maintenance of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).METHODS: The study included a pediatric sample (age 7-17 years) consisting of 57 children and adolescents with OCD, 49 children and adolescents with an anxiety disorder (AD), and 58 typically developing (TD) children and adolescents without a psychiatric diagnosis. All participants completed the OBQ-CV and the Child Behavior Checklist - the School Age Scales (CBCL/6-18). The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (CY-BOCS) was used to assess OCD symptom severity in the OCD group.RESULTS: Confirmatory factor analyses supported the three-factor structure and thereby the construct validity of the OBQ-CV. Gender was not associated with subscale scores, whereas age influenced the subscale scores differently in the three groups. Reliability analyses showed acceptable to excellent internal consistency and acceptable test-retest reliability of the instrument. There were significant differences between the OCD group and the TD group, supporting the criterion validity. Results on convergent validity were mixed.CONCLUSIONS: Overall, results supported the reliability and validity of the Danish OBQ-CV and thus the use of the questionnaire for future clinical and research purposes.",
keywords = "Obsessive-compulsive disorder, OBQ-CV, Dysfunctional beliefs, children, adolescents",
author = "Cecilie Schultz and Rikke Lambek and David H{\o}jgaard and Ingrid S{\"o}chting and Mikael Thastum and {Hove Thomsen}, Per and {Anna Hybel}, Katja",
year = "2018",
doi = "10.1080/08039488.2018.1513068",
language = "English",
volume = "72",
pages = "621--629",
journal = "Nordic Journal of Psychiatry",
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T1 - Psychometric validation of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV)

AU - Schultz, Cecilie

AU - Lambek, Rikke

AU - Højgaard, David

AU - Söchting, Ingrid

AU - Thastum, Mikael

AU - Hove Thomsen, Per

AU - Anna Hybel, Katja

PY - 2018

Y1 - 2018

N2 - AIM: The aim of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV). The OBQ-CV assesses dysfunctional beliefs concerning responsibility/threat estimation, perfectionism/uncertainty, and importance/control of thoughts, which according to cognitive theories are important in the development and maintenance of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).METHODS: The study included a pediatric sample (age 7-17 years) consisting of 57 children and adolescents with OCD, 49 children and adolescents with an anxiety disorder (AD), and 58 typically developing (TD) children and adolescents without a psychiatric diagnosis. All participants completed the OBQ-CV and the Child Behavior Checklist - the School Age Scales (CBCL/6-18). The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (CY-BOCS) was used to assess OCD symptom severity in the OCD group.RESULTS: Confirmatory factor analyses supported the three-factor structure and thereby the construct validity of the OBQ-CV. Gender was not associated with subscale scores, whereas age influenced the subscale scores differently in the three groups. Reliability analyses showed acceptable to excellent internal consistency and acceptable test-retest reliability of the instrument. There were significant differences between the OCD group and the TD group, supporting the criterion validity. Results on convergent validity were mixed.CONCLUSIONS: Overall, results supported the reliability and validity of the Danish OBQ-CV and thus the use of the questionnaire for future clinical and research purposes.

AB - AIM: The aim of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of a Danish version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire - Child Version (OBQ-CV). The OBQ-CV assesses dysfunctional beliefs concerning responsibility/threat estimation, perfectionism/uncertainty, and importance/control of thoughts, which according to cognitive theories are important in the development and maintenance of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).METHODS: The study included a pediatric sample (age 7-17 years) consisting of 57 children and adolescents with OCD, 49 children and adolescents with an anxiety disorder (AD), and 58 typically developing (TD) children and adolescents without a psychiatric diagnosis. All participants completed the OBQ-CV and the Child Behavior Checklist - the School Age Scales (CBCL/6-18). The Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (CY-BOCS) was used to assess OCD symptom severity in the OCD group.RESULTS: Confirmatory factor analyses supported the three-factor structure and thereby the construct validity of the OBQ-CV. Gender was not associated with subscale scores, whereas age influenced the subscale scores differently in the three groups. Reliability analyses showed acceptable to excellent internal consistency and acceptable test-retest reliability of the instrument. There were significant differences between the OCD group and the TD group, supporting the criterion validity. Results on convergent validity were mixed.CONCLUSIONS: Overall, results supported the reliability and validity of the Danish OBQ-CV and thus the use of the questionnaire for future clinical and research purposes.

KW - Obsessive-compulsive disorder

KW - OBQ-CV

KW - Dysfunctional beliefs

KW - children

KW - adolescents

U2 - 10.1080/08039488.2018.1513068

DO - 10.1080/08039488.2018.1513068

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 30383480

VL - 72

SP - 621

EP - 629

JO - Nordic Journal of Psychiatry

JF - Nordic Journal of Psychiatry

SN - 0803-9488

IS - 8

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