Original Articles

Reliability and validity of Turkish Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children


Milli Savunma Bakanligi


Gulhane Egitim Arastirma Hastanesi

Alpha Psychiatry 2020; 21: Supplement 70-77
DOI: 10.5455/apd.65084
Read: 1071 Downloads: 546 Published: 01 February 2020

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the Turkish validity and reliability of the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC). Methods: The research was conducted in methodological type. Data were collected from parents of students in two schools in Ankara between May 29th and June 12th 2019. Five hundred and thirty-two (79.1% mothers; mean age, 38.1) parents were included in the study. In order to collect data, form consisting of descriptive questions, SDSC and Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) were used. Results: It was found that 56.6% of the children of the participants were girls and had an average age of 10.25±1.95 years. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was found to be 0.81. The correlation coefficient between test and retest was 0.87 (p [Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg 2020; 21(0.100): 70-77]

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