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Terapia psicológica

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QUINONES, Álvaro et al. Young Schema Questionnaire YSQ-S3: Psychometric properties in an adult mixed sample from Chile. Ter Psicol [online]. 2018, vol.36, n.3, pp.144-155. ISSN 0718-4808.

Young Schema Questionnaire, CEY-S3, is an instrument that measures a taxonomy of 18 central psychological themes called early maladaptive schemas, which would underlie personality disorders and other mental disorders. The aim of this investigation is analyze psychometric properties of CEY-S3 in a Chilean mixed sample of 85 patients with a diagnosis of personality disorders from two psychiatric units in public hospitals and a 207 university students sample from two private universities. The results show a good fit for the 18 factor model, a good ability to discriminate by sex and clinical and non-clinical sample, as well as the internal consistency of 17 of the 18 scales is adequate (α> 0.70). These results are in accordance with the validation studies in different languages and cultures, which supports their use in clinical or research fields.

Keywords : Early maladaptative schemas; Young Schema Questionnaire; psychometric properties.

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