Objective: This study evaluates the psychometric properties of self-administered psychiatric scale for children and adolescents with psychogenic eating disorders (SAFA P)-a brief self-report designed to screen and assess eating disorders (ED) in children and adolescents. Although SAFA P belongs to a broad battery of tests (SAFA) that explores different psychiatric conditions, it has not undergone appropriate validation until now. Method: We administered SAFA P and Eating Disorder Inventory 2 (EDI-2) to 87 ED patients, with an average age of 15.4 ± 1.6 years. Results: The internal reliability of SAFA P is good (Cronbach α = .776). Convergent validity with EDI-2 was assessed: both SAFA P subscale P1 (p 

Psychometric Evaluation of SAFA P Test for Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Comparative Validation with EDI-2

PELLICCIARI, ALESSANDRO;GUALANDI, STEFANO;MONTI, MORENA;FRANZONI, EMILIO
2012

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Objective: This study evaluates the psychometric properties of self-administered psychiatric scale for children and adolescents with psychogenic eating disorders (SAFA P)-a brief self-report designed to screen and assess eating disorders (ED) in children and adolescents. Although SAFA P belongs to a broad battery of tests (SAFA) that explores different psychiatric conditions, it has not undergone appropriate validation until now. Method: We administered SAFA P and Eating Disorder Inventory 2 (EDI-2) to 87 ED patients, with an average age of 15.4 ± 1.6 years. Results: The internal reliability of SAFA P is good (Cronbach α = .776). Convergent validity with EDI-2 was assessed: both SAFA P subscale P1 (p 
EUROPEAN EATING DISORDERS REVIEW
Pellicciari A; Gualandi S; Iero L; Monti M; Di Pietro E; Sacrato L; Gualandi P; Franzoni E.
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