Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal Version

Information about Measure
First Name Matthew
Last Name Burkey
Email Not Available
Affiliation University of British Columbia Associate Faculty, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Other means of contacting author (e.g., website, Academia.edu, ResearchGate) https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Matthew_Burkey
Mental health assessment tool that was adapted/developed/validated Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal Version
Mental health condition assessed Emotional and Behavioral Problems
Idiom of distress included, if any Not Applicable
Lifestage of interest Childhood or Adolescence
Age range (age – age) 5-15
Country or countries where tool was developed/adapted/validated Nepal
Language(s) of the adapted/developed/validated tool Nepali
Clinical or community sample? Community
Subpopulation in which tool was developed/validated (e.g., tool was developed and tested among middle-class women)? Children and adolescents, age 5-15
Development procedures Culturally adapted
If validated, what was the gold standard?
Description of other development procedures, if applicable
Cronbach’s alpha 0.84
Other information about tool (e.g., additional psychometrics [NPV, PPV, Youden’s index, diagnostic odds ratio]) Test-retest reliability was 0.93 for the scale. Classification accuracy and area under the
curve (AUC) were 0.83 and 0.85.
Links to development/adaptation/validation studies and/or previous studies using the tool Burkey, M. D., Adhikari, R. P., Ghimire, L., Kohrt, B. A., Wissow, L. S., Luitel, N. P., Jordans, M. J. (2018). Validation of a cross-cultural instrument for child behavior problems: The Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal version. BMC Psychology, 6(1). doi:10.1186/s40359-018-0262-z
Notes when administering the tool Scale should be administered verbally in Nepali to the child/adolescent and/or the primary caregiver.