Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample

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Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample. / Kongerslev, Mickey T; Bach, Bo; Rossi, Gina; Trauelsen, Anne M; Ladegaard, Nicolai; Løkkegaard, Sille S; Bo, Sune.

I: Child Abuse & Neglect, Bind 94, Nr. August , 104026, 08.2019.

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Kongerslev, MT, Bach, B, Rossi, G, Trauelsen, AM, Ladegaard, N, Løkkegaard, SS & Bo, S 2019, 'Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample', Child Abuse & Neglect, bind 94, nr. August , 104026. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104026

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Kongerslev, M. T., Bach, B., Rossi, G., Trauelsen, A. M., Ladegaard, N., Løkkegaard, S. S., & Bo, S. (2019). Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample. Child Abuse & Neglect, 94(August ), [104026]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104026

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Kongerslev MT, Bach B, Rossi G, Trauelsen AM, Ladegaard N, Løkkegaard SS, Bo S. 2019. Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample. Child Abuse & Neglect. 94(August ). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104026

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Kongerslev MT, Bach B, Rossi G, Trauelsen AM, Ladegaard N, Løkkegaard SS o.a. Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample. Child Abuse & Neglect. 2019 aug;94(August ). 104026. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104026

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Kongerslev, Mickey T ; Bach, Bo ; Rossi, Gina ; Trauelsen, Anne M ; Ladegaard, Nicolai ; Løkkegaard, Sille S ; Bo, Sune. / Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample. I: Child Abuse & Neglect. 2019 ; Bind 94, Nr. August .

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title = "Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire - Short Form (CTQ-SF) is a widely utilized self-report instrument in the assessment and characterization of childhood trauma. Yet, research on the instrument's psychometric properties in clinical samples is sparse, and the Danish version of the CTQ-SF has not been previously evaluated in clinical samples.OBJECTIVES: To examine the structural validity, internal consistency reliability, and multi-method convergent validity of the CTQ-SF in a heterogenous clinical sample from Denmark.PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: The study was based on data from four Danish clinical samples (N = 393): 1) Outpatients diagnosed with personality disorders, 2) Patients commencing psychiatric treatment for non-affective first-episode psychosis, 3) Patients diagnosed with first-episode or prolonged depression recruited from general practitioners and an outpatient mood disorder clinic, and 4) detained delinquent boys.METHODS: Confirmatory factor analysis was used to explore structural validity. Also, we calculated internal consistency and multi-method convergent validity with interview-based ratings of adverse parenting.RESULTS: Confirmatory factor analyses indicated that the five-factor structure described in CTQ-SF manual with three error correlated items best fitted the data, as compared to various other models. Coefficients of congruence also supported factorial similarity across countries (i.e. US substance abuser and a mixed Brazilian sample). Internal consistency reliability was acceptable and comparable to estimates previously published. Multi-method convergent validity associations further corroborated the validity of the CTQ-SF.CONCLUSION: These findings provide support for the reliability and validity of the Danish version of the CTQ-SF in clinical samples.",
keywords = "Adverse childhood experiences, CTQ, Danish, Developmental trauma, Reliability, Validity",
author = "Kongerslev, {Mickey T} and Bo Bach and Gina Rossi and Trauelsen, {Anne M} and Nicolai Ladegaard and L{\o}kkegaard, {Sille S} and Sune Bo",
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month = "8",
doi = "10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104026",
language = "English",
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T1 - Psychometric validation of the childhood trauma questionnaire-short form (CTQ-SF) in a Danish clinical sample

AU - Kongerslev, Mickey T

AU - Bach, Bo

AU - Rossi, Gina

AU - Trauelsen, Anne M

AU - Ladegaard, Nicolai

AU - Løkkegaard, Sille S

AU - Bo, Sune

N1 - Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

PY - 2019/8

Y1 - 2019/8

N2 - BACKGROUND: The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire - Short Form (CTQ-SF) is a widely utilized self-report instrument in the assessment and characterization of childhood trauma. Yet, research on the instrument's psychometric properties in clinical samples is sparse, and the Danish version of the CTQ-SF has not been previously evaluated in clinical samples.OBJECTIVES: To examine the structural validity, internal consistency reliability, and multi-method convergent validity of the CTQ-SF in a heterogenous clinical sample from Denmark.PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: The study was based on data from four Danish clinical samples (N = 393): 1) Outpatients diagnosed with personality disorders, 2) Patients commencing psychiatric treatment for non-affective first-episode psychosis, 3) Patients diagnosed with first-episode or prolonged depression recruited from general practitioners and an outpatient mood disorder clinic, and 4) detained delinquent boys.METHODS: Confirmatory factor analysis was used to explore structural validity. Also, we calculated internal consistency and multi-method convergent validity with interview-based ratings of adverse parenting.RESULTS: Confirmatory factor analyses indicated that the five-factor structure described in CTQ-SF manual with three error correlated items best fitted the data, as compared to various other models. Coefficients of congruence also supported factorial similarity across countries (i.e. US substance abuser and a mixed Brazilian sample). Internal consistency reliability was acceptable and comparable to estimates previously published. Multi-method convergent validity associations further corroborated the validity of the CTQ-SF.CONCLUSION: These findings provide support for the reliability and validity of the Danish version of the CTQ-SF in clinical samples.

AB - BACKGROUND: The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire - Short Form (CTQ-SF) is a widely utilized self-report instrument in the assessment and characterization of childhood trauma. Yet, research on the instrument's psychometric properties in clinical samples is sparse, and the Danish version of the CTQ-SF has not been previously evaluated in clinical samples.OBJECTIVES: To examine the structural validity, internal consistency reliability, and multi-method convergent validity of the CTQ-SF in a heterogenous clinical sample from Denmark.PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: The study was based on data from four Danish clinical samples (N = 393): 1) Outpatients diagnosed with personality disorders, 2) Patients commencing psychiatric treatment for non-affective first-episode psychosis, 3) Patients diagnosed with first-episode or prolonged depression recruited from general practitioners and an outpatient mood disorder clinic, and 4) detained delinquent boys.METHODS: Confirmatory factor analysis was used to explore structural validity. Also, we calculated internal consistency and multi-method convergent validity with interview-based ratings of adverse parenting.RESULTS: Confirmatory factor analyses indicated that the five-factor structure described in CTQ-SF manual with three error correlated items best fitted the data, as compared to various other models. Coefficients of congruence also supported factorial similarity across countries (i.e. US substance abuser and a mixed Brazilian sample). Internal consistency reliability was acceptable and comparable to estimates previously published. Multi-method convergent validity associations further corroborated the validity of the CTQ-SF.CONCLUSION: These findings provide support for the reliability and validity of the Danish version of the CTQ-SF in clinical samples.

KW - Adverse childhood experiences

KW - CTQ

KW - Danish

KW - Developmental trauma

KW - Reliability

KW - Validity

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DO - 10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104026

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VL - 94

JO - Child Abuse & Neglect

JF - Child Abuse & Neglect

SN - 0145-2134

IS - August

M1 - 104026

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