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Title: Reliability and validity of the thai version of the Florida Obsessive-Compulsive inventory
Authors: Ratana Saipanish
Thanita Hiranyatheb
Manote Lotrakul
Mahidol University
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology;Environmental Science
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2015
Citation: Scientific World Journal. Vol.2015, (2015)
Abstract: © 2015 Ratana Saipanish et al. This study aimed to examine the reliability and validity of the Thai version of the FOCI (FOCI-T), which is a brief self-report questionnaire to assess the symptoms and severity of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Forty-seven OCD patients completed the FOCI-T, the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), and the Pictorial Thai Quality of Life (PTQL). They were then interviewed to determine the OCD symptom severity by the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale-Second Edition (YBOCS-II) and depressive symptoms by the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D), together with the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) and the Clinical Global Impression-Severity Scales (CGI-S). The result showed that the FOCI-T had satisfactory internal consistency reliability on both the Symptom Checklist (KR-20 = 0.86) and the Severity Scale (α = 0.92). Regarding validity analyses, the FOCI-T Severity Scale had stronger correlations with the YBOCS-II and CGI-S than the FOCI-T Symptom Checklist. This implied the independence between the FOCI-T Symptom Checklist and the Severity Scale and good concurrent validity of the FOCI-T Severity Scale. Our results suggested that the FOCI-T was found to be a reliable and valid self-report measure to assess obsessive-compulsive symptoms and severity.
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http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/35528
ISSN: 1537744X
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