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ERIC Number: EJ1158341
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Validation of the Spanish Version of the Inventory of Suicide Orientation--ISO 30 in Adolescent Students of Educational Institutions in Medellin--Colombia
Paniagua-Suárez, Ramón E.; González-Posada, Carlos M.; Rueda-Ramírez, Sandra M.
World Journal of Education, v6 n4 p22-29 2016
Inventory of Suicide Orientation--ISO 30, it is a self-report scale that measures risk of adolescents suicide orientation. Although the risk of adolescents suicide is on the public agenda in Colombia actually, there is no study to analyze the psychometric properties of ISO 30, and for this reason, the present study is conducted with a random sample of 604 adolescent students (48% were male and 52% female with an average age of 14 and a deviation of 1.9 years). Methods: A confirmatory factor analysis was performed; reliability is checked by the Cronbach's alpha and correlation item-subconstruct to which it belongs; The test-retest reliability and concurrent validity with the RFL-A validated scale in Colombia with teenage school people is verified. AMOS 16.0 and SPSS version 20.0 for data processing was used. Results: this population was confirmed in the same factorial structure of the original scale; so does the internal consistency for the 30 items and the correlation of each item with its own subconstruct: social isolation and marginalization, low self-esteem, inability to manage emotions, suicidal ideation and hopelessness. Conclusion: The Inventory of Suicide Orientation--ISO 30 Spanish version, is a useful questionnaire and appropriate to diagnose the risk of suicidal orientation (which is a prelude to suicidal idea) in the adolescents students people in Medellin city.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Colombia
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