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Ethics code: IR.IAU.SHK.REC.1400.018
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ghasemi L, ghazanfari A, sharifi T, ahmadi R. Checking psychometric properties personality and neuropsychological Coolidge test in Iranian children and adolescents. RJMS. 2021; 28 (10)
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-7156-en.html
Associate professor of psychology, Department of psychology, Shahrekord branch, Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord, Iran , aghazan5@yahoo.com
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Aim: Personality and neuropsychological Coolidge test an assessment tool for children and adolescents is at risk of various mental illnesses. This study is aimed at checking psychometric properties personality and neuropsychological Coolidge test. A personality and neuropsychological questionnaire were designed to assess children and adolescents . There is a lot of evidence that if children and adolescents are assessed at a younger age, and be diagnosed as soon as possible. More likely they will become a socially active adult. The neuropsychological nerve is the study of the relationship between the brain and behavior, and the evaluation of psychological is the use of this knowledge to assess and intervene in human behavior that is associated with the normal and abnormal function of the central nervous system. The evaluation of neuropsychological is usually carried out with a set of approaches that involve different tests of cognitive ability.These areas of competence include skills such as memory , attention , processing speed , reasoning , judgment , problem solving , perception , and language performance . It is the source of neuropsychological assessment in neuroscience and psychiatry.The objectives of neuropsychological evaluation include of determining the overall level of the brain function and identifying the brain disorder and determining the location of the brain , Assessment to facilitate patient care and rehabilitation, The evaluation of neuropsychological can recognize the existence of mild disorders in cases where diagnostic checks have Doubtful results. Personality is made of traits or trends that lead to individual differences in behavior , consistency of behavior over time and persistence of behavior in different situations .The most incapable Personality disorders are characterized by psychological disorders that result in a complex interaction between individual and individual genetic fitness . Personality disorder is a long - term pattern of an internal and behavioral experience that is far away from the individual 's cultural expectations , is inflexible and has been established in adolescence or early adulthood , remains constant throughout time , causing discomfort or loss of performance . These disorders affect the areas of mental functioning, such as Self-control, behavioral, cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, and biological processes  and They show themselves in a few areas that include an intermediate or higher damage to the traumatic personality function . The history of personality disorders shows that it is always referred to neuropsychological .In the DSM – 5 was noted that all adult personality disorder groups may be applied to children or teenagers . But the maladaptive behavior must be stable and resistant and unlikely to be restricted to a particular growth stage or other clinical syndrome . Although the diagnosis of personality disorder may not be formally performed by the age of 18 , strong symptoms of this disorder must be applied only after careful examination of other relevant clinical data . According to the DSM - 5 Personality Disorder must be performed only after careful evaluation of the extent to which social and school performance disorders exist. From the psychotherapy perspective , the treatment of personality disorders in children may be highly complex , and if neuropsychological function disorder is biologically related to personality disorders in children and adolescents , the traditional methods of psychotherapy may be useful . The sooner the adult personality disorder is diagnosed and the sooner the child begins healing , the better the child gives the child a better opportunity to overcome the disorder .CPNI diagnosis provides an assessment tool for children and teenagers at the risk of numerous mental illnesses . Thousands of mental disorders may be present in children and adolescents , but so far it has been necessary to use a number of different questionnaires to assess these disorders . The questionnaire was made to assess many disorders . This is particularly desirable in terms of efficiency , cost and conceptual integration . The questionnaire is completed by the supervisor or a teacher who is familiar with the child . the aim of this study is finding a tool for screening children with impaired children . due to the importance of the matter in this field , the study seems necessary . This test is used to find symptoms of disease and diagnosis . It can also be used to conduct psychotherapy and facilitate healing .considering the use of a tool with research and clinical goals , it is necessary to review the psychometric characteristics of that instrument in the population , and according to the importance of this instrument , an increasing interest psychometric test is observed . therefore , this study aims to determine the psychometric characteristics ( validity and reliability) of the personality questionnaire and the neuropsychological of coolidge in the sample of iranian children and teenagers .
Methods: A descriptive method was used for the conduct of this study and The 5-17-year-old children and adolescents of Iranian constituted the statistical population of this study.
properties personality and neuropsychological Coolidge: it was built by Coolidge in 2002 and has 200 items containing 50 factors and designed to assess children aged 5 - 17.Every skier is based on a 4 - point Likert scale .
Findings: The average variance extracted for all the dimensions was higher than 0.5, which demonstrates the appropriate internal validity of the measurement model. In addition, the reliability values of all the dimensions were obtained higher than 0.7, which is acceptablel and cronbach,s alpha for all the dimensions was higher than 0/7, which is an indication of the internal consistency of the measurement model.
Conclusions: according to the results of the third order confirmatory factor analysis of the reflective measuring model of personality and neuropsychological Coolidge test a comprehensive tool was used to measure these behaviors among children and adolescents . it can be said that the 50 mentioned components can adequately measure these behavior among children and adolescents.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Clinical Psychiatry

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