Factor structure, reliability, and known groups validity of the German version of the childhood trauma questionnaire (short-form) in Swiss patients and nonpatients

Kai Karos, N. Niederstrasser, L. Abidi, D.P. Bernstein, K. Bader

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The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire-Short Form is the most widely used instrument to assess childhood trauma and has been translated into 10 languages. However, research into validity and reliability of these translated versions is scarce. The present study aimed to investigate the factor structure, internal consistency, reliability, and known-groups validity of the German Childhood Trauma Questionnaire-Short Form (Bernstein
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)418-430
JournalJournal of Child Sexual Abuse
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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