Factor structure of the CVLT-II Short Form
What is it about?
The current study sought to investigate the factor structure of the California Verbal Learning Test–Second Edition (CVLT-II) Short Form in a trauma-exposed sample. We used confirmatory factor analysis to test four competing models proposed by Donders in a study investigating the CVLT-II Standard Form. Consistent with Donders, a four-factor model consisting of Attention Span, Learning Efficiency, Delayed Memory, and Inaccurate Memory was supported. These results confirm the latent structure of the CVLT-II holds for the CVLT-II in its Short Form as well as in a trauma-exposed sample. Findings are particularly important, given previous research indicating attention span and learning efficiency may underpin memory complaints in trauma-exposed individuals.
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