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Adaptation of Faux Pas Recognition Test Child Form to Turkish and investigation of psychometric properties


Giresun Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Cocuk ve Ergen Ruh Sagligi ve Hastaliklari AD


Giresun Universitesi Kadin Dogum ve Cocuk Hastaliklari Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi

Alpha Psychiatry 2020; 21: Supplement 54-62
DOI: 10.5455/apd.6183
Read: 1042 Downloads: 669 Published: 01 April 2020

Objective: This study aims to investigate the adaptation of Turkish version of Faux Pas Recognition Test Child Version (FPR) that evaluates affective and cognitive theory of mind skills, and the psychometric properties of the test. Methods: The sample of the study consists of 127 children aged 9-17 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and 97 children aged 9-17 with typical development. After four weeks, 49 children from the ADHD group and 83 children from the control group were retested. FPR, Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test (RMET) was applied to all participants. Test-retest method and Cronbach’s alpha internal consistency analysis were used to evaluate the reliability of the scale. Correlation analysis was performed to check the external validity of the test. The ROC curve was used to evaluate its success in detecting the presence of ADHD. Results: A statistically significant difference was found between ADHD and control groups in terms of FPR and RMET scores (p [Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg 2020; 21(0.200): 54-62]

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