Title: Validation of the clutter image rating (CIR) scale among psychiatric outpatients in Singapore
year: 2016
Journal: BMC Psychiatry
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Pages: 407
Epubdate: 20/11/2016
date: 01/11/2017
Alternate Journal: BMC psychiatry
ISSN: 1471-244x
Legal note: PMC5114741
Article Number: 27855683
Keywords: Clutter Hoarding Si-r Validation
Abstract: BACKGROUND: The Clutter Image Rating (CIR) Scale though extensively used to assess hoarding behavior, has mainly been validated in Western populations. METHODS: The current study sought to validate the CIR in a sample of psychiatric outpatients (n = 500) in Singapore. Convergent and divergent validity as well as inter-observer reliabilities between participant CIR and interviewer-rated CIR were calculated. RESULTS: The CIR performed fairly in identifying participants with and without hoarding problems according to the Savings Inventory Revised (SI-R). The CIR composite demonstrated good convergent validity with the SI-R clutter subscale, the SI-R total and the Activities of Daily Living Scale for Hoarding (ADL-H) scale and discriminant validity with the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire - Short Form (Q-LES-Q-SF) scale. CONCLUSIONS: Findings add valuable knowledge to the utility of the CIR in an Asian population.
Notes: 1471-244x Sagayadevan, Vathsala Lau, Ying Wen Ong, Clarissa Lee, Siau Pheng Chong, Siow Ann Subramaniam, Mythily Journal Article England BMC Psychiatry. 2016 Nov 17;16(1):407.
URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5114741/pdf/12888_2016_Article_1125.pdf
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/5031
Authors Address: Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore. vathsala_sagayadevan@imh.com.sg. Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore, 539747, Singapore. Present address: Department of Psychology, Utah State University, 2810 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT, 84322-2810, USA. Present address: Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China.
Database Provider: NLM
language: eng
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