Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Child Version (OCI-CV) in a Spanish community sample of children and adolescents
ISBN: 0214 - 9915
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Author/sRosa Alcazar, Ana Isabel; Ruiz García, Beatriz; Iniesta Sepúlveda, Marina; López Pina, José A.; Rosa Alcazar, Ángel; [et al.]
There is a growing interest in designing instruments to assess obsessive-compulsive symptoms in children. The Obsessive- Compulsive Inventory-Child Version (OCI-CV) has showed to be a valid in the evaluation of OCD in clinical and nonclinical populations. The main goal in this study was to analyze factor structure and psychometric properties of the OCI-CV in a community Spanish sample. Method: Data were collected from 914 children/adolescents with a mean age of 13.01 (SD = 1.96; Males = 51.3%). Exploratory factor analysis was carried out in order to study the internal structure of the OCI-CV Spanish version. Further, internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and convergent and discriminant validity of the total score and the factors obtained were examined. Finally, age and gender differences were also explored. Results: Exploratory factor analysis yielded a similar structure to the original OCI-CV with the following six factors: Washing/Checking, Obsession, Ordering,...