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Title: Portuguese Version of the Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Revised Validation Data and the Establishment of a Cut-Score for Screening Purposes
Authors: Campos, Rui C.
Holden, Ronald R.
Issue Date: 2019
Citation: Campos, R. C., & Holden R. R. (2019). Portuguese version of the Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Revised. Validation data and the establishment of a cut-score for screening purposes. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 35, 190-195
Abstract: The aim of the present study is to provide validation data regarding the Portuguese version of the Suicidal Behaviors QuestionnaireRevised in nonclinical individuals. Two studies were undertaken with two different nonclinical samples in order to demonstrate reliability, concurrent, predictive, and construct validity, and in order to establish an appropriate cut-score for nonclinical individuals. A sample of 810 community adults participated in Study 1. Results from this study provided information regarding scale internal consistency, confirmatory factor analysis, and concurrent validity. Receiver operating characteristic curve analysis established a cut-off score to be used for screening purposes with nonclinical individuals. A sample of 440 young adults participated in Study 2, which demonstrated scale score internal consistency and 5-month predictive validity. Further, 5-month test-retest reliability was also evaluated and the correlations of SBQ-R scale scores with two other measures that assess constructs related to suicidality, depression and psychache, were also performed. In addition, confirmatory factor analysis was undertaken to demonstrate the robustness of the result obtained in Study 1. Overall, findings supported the psychometric appropriateness of the Portuguese Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Revised.
Type: article
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CIEP - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica

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