Arabic version of the personality inventory for the dsm-5 (Pid-5) in a community sample of United Arab Emirates nationals

Olga Coelho, Rute Pires, Ana Sousa Ferreira, Bruno Gonçalves, Maryam Aljassmi, Joana Stocker

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Abstract

Background: Section III of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) proposes a model for conceptualizing personality disorders in which they are characterized by impairments in personality functioning and maladaptive personality traits. The Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5) is a self-report measure that assesses the presence and severity of these maladaptive personality traits. Objective: The current study examined the reliability and validity of the Arabic version of the Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5) to measure maladaptive personality traits in the Emirati population of the United Arab Emirates. Methods: The Arabic version of the PID-5 was administered to a community sample of 1,090 United Arab Emirates nationals (89.5% female and 10.5% male, mean age = 22.44 years old). The descriptive measures, internal consistency, test-retest reliability, convergent validity with NEO – Five Factor Inventory, as well as PID-5’s factor structure, were all addressed. Results: The PID-5facets and domains mean scores were higher in the Emirati sample compared to the original US sample. Internal consistency of the PID-5 scales was acceptable to high and test-retest coefficients ranged from 0.84 (facets) to 0.87 (domains). As expected, the five domains of the Arabic version of the PID-5 correlated significantly with all Five-Factor Model domains of personality. Additionally, the Arabic version of the PID-5 confirmed a five-factor structure that resembles the PID-5 domains. Conclusion: The findings of this study provided initial support for the use of the Arabic version of the PID-5 to assess maladaptive personality traits in the Emirati population of the United Arab Emirates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-188
Number of pages9
JournalClinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • DSM-5
  • Personality
  • Personality trait model
  • PID-5
  • Psychometric properties
  • United Arab Emirates

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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