Screening traumatic life events in preschool aged children: cultural adaptation of Child and Adolescent Trauma Screen (CATS) Caregiver-report 3-6 years version.

ZENGİN AKKUŞ P., Serdaroglu E., KÖMÜRLÜOĞLU TAN A. , Asena M., İLTER BAHADUR E., Ozdemir G., ...Daha Fazla

The Turkish journal of pediatrics, cilt.63, sa.1, ss.95-101, 2021 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 63 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Doi Numarası: 10.24953/turkjped.2021.01.011
  • Dergi Adı: The Turkish journal of pediatrics
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.95-101


Background. Given the high prevalence of potentially traumatic events (PTEs), pediatric providers are in a novel position in early identification and referral of the children with PTEs. Yet paucity of culturally adapted instruments to screen PTEs and related symptoms in preschool-aged children limits pediatric providers. This multicenter study aimed to screen the traumatic life events of preschool-aged children admitted to pediatric outpatient clinics at four different cities of Turkey and to determine the socio-demographic risk factors associated with PTEs. Moreover, it was also intended to develop the cultural adaptation of the Child and Adolescent Trauma Screen (CATS) Caregiver-report 3-6 Years version to Turkish and to analyze its reliability.