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Reliability and validity of the Korean version of Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory-Revised in a non-clinical sample.

Research paper by Joon Suk JS Lim, Se Joo SJ Kim, Woo Taek WT Jeon, Kyung Ryul KR Cha, Joon Hyung JH Park, Chan-Hyung CH Kim

Indexed on: 25 Dec '08Published on: 25 Dec '08Published in: Yonsei medical journal



Abstract

The reliability and validity of a Korean version of the Obsessive-Compulsive-Inventory-Revised (OCI-R) was examined in non-clinical student samples.The Korean version of OCI-R was administered to a total of 228 Korean college students. The Maudsley Obsessive Compulsive Inventory (MOCI), Beck's Depression Inventory (BDI), and Beck's Anxiety Inventory (BAI) were administered to 228 students.The total and each of subscale of the Korean OCI-R demonstrated excellent internal consistency, good test-retest reliability, moderate convergent validity and good divergent validity.It was concluded that the Korean version of the OCI-R has strong psychometric properties as the original version.