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Moroccan colloquial Arabic version of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI): qualitative and quantitative validation

Authors
Publisher
Elsevier SAS
Publication Date
Volume
20
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2004.11.007
Keywords
  • Colloquial Arabic Mini Version
  • Qualitative Validation
  • Concordance Expert
  • Inter-Rater Reliability
  • Test–Retest Reliability
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Abstract The validation of mini international neuropsychiatric interview (MINI) into Moroccan Colloquial Arabic language demonstrated good psychometric properties. The concordance between translated MINI’s and expert diagnoses was good with kappa values greater than 0.80. The reliability inter-rater and test–retest were excellent with kappa values above 0.80 and 0.90, respectively.

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