Validità, attendibilità e proprietà psicometriche della versione italiana dell’intervista CECA (Childhood Experience of Care and Abuse).

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[automatically translated] This article describes the validation procedures and the psychometric characteristics of the Italian version of the interview are presented Childhood Experience of Care and Abuse (CZECH; Bifulco, Brown and Harris, 1994). The CZECH retrospective interview is semi-structured, administered from 16 years of age, which measures the experiences in childhood and adolescence. The CZECH is particularly known in the international literature, and is considered the gold standard test for the detection of the experiences of care and abuse experienced in childhood and adolescence: it is commonly used in psychological and psychiatric practice, as well as in clinical and psychosocial research . To ensure validity, reliability and psychometric characteristics of the CZECH Italian version, After linguistic customization interview was administered to 100 subjects belonging to the Italian normal population aged between 19 and 50 years. The statistical analyzes performed on this group have shown that the CZECH Italian version is highly reliable, with a degree of agreement between evaluators measured through K of Cohen that goes from 0.66 to 1, and intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) for the ordinal scale ranging between 0.85 and 0.94. The statistical analysis also demonstrated good construct validity: The association between the scales of values CZECH are significant, and the exploratory factor analysis (EFA) showed a two-factor structure for the stairs relative to the neglect and abuse that is highly consistent with the construct investigated and that explains over 57% of the sample variance. The convergent validity of the CZECH Italian version is demonstrated by significant associations between the stairs and the stairs of the CZECH Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI; Parker, Tupling and Brown, 1979). Other positive indicators of convergent validity, concurrent and predictive, consistent with those found in the original English validation of the instrument, are discussed in the article. The CZECH Italian version is therefore a valuable and reliable tool, based on sensitive measurements and specifications for the evolutionary context and experiences of care received in childhood,
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)3-21
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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