Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ): Adaptation to Ukrainian Sample
Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ): адаптація на українській вибірці

Yuliia Vakulenko, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
2020 Problems of Modern Psychology : Collection of research papers of Kamianets-Podilskyi National Ivan Ohiienko University, G. S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine  
Аспірантка кафедри психодіагностики і клінічної психології, Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка, м. Київ (Україна) ABSTRACT The aim of the article is to describe and analyze Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ), to consider the problem of sleep disturbances of typical children and children with autism spectrum disorders and to present the results of adaptation and approbation of the Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ) in a sample of Ukrainian children using
more » ... nian children using parent reports. Methods. To achieve the aims of the article, we used methods of theoretical analysis of modern research on the topic of the article, methods for assessing psychometric data using statistical criteria. To calculate the points, the Excel 2016 was used, and to check the psychometric characteristics of the questionnaire, the statistical program IBM SPSS Statistics 23 was used. The results of the research. The results of adaptation and approbation of the Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ) in a sample of Ukrainian children are presented. The scale was translated into Ukrainian from the original language (English) by a professional translator. In the adaptation of the questionnaire the parents of 506 children took part (293 typical children and 213 children with autism spectrum disorders), who filled in a questionnaire about their children's sleep patterns. To check the psychometric characteristics of the questionnaire the determination of indicators of reliability (reliability as internal consistency and reliability of repeated testing) and validity (apparent validity, criterion validity and constructive validity) were carried out. Psychometric characteristics showed a high and sufficient level. The procedure and interpretation of the study results were standardized. The frequency distribution was calculated by the general indicator and additionally by age groups to determine the severity of sleep disturbances in children and adolescents. According to the results of frequency distribution, it was determined the overall distribution of scores, which gave the possibility to determine the presence and severity of the sleep disorders among children. Conclusions. According to the objectives of the article, the problem of sleep disturbances of typical children and children with autism spectrum disorders was consided, the original questionnaire of Childhood Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ) was analyzed, translated into Ukrainian, and successfully adapted, tested and standardized on a sample of Ukrainian children and adolescents with and without autism.
doi:10.32626/2227-6246.2020-48.35-58 fatcat:eoyidcu5dvgxfe432cwqug23ka