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Getting reliable information about the home environment in at-risk families: A systematic literature review

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title = "Getting reliable information about the home environment in at-risk families: A systematic literature review",
abstract = "This systematic literature review aimed to gain an overview ofstudies using the Middle Childhood-Home Observation forMeasurement of the Environment Inventory (MC-HOMEInventory), and to compare mean scores between the studies.PubMed, PsycINFO, EMBASE and SCOPUS were searched tofind eligible studies. The literature search yielded a total of532 articles. Seventeen studies investigating 5083 families wereincluded. Studies were divided into population based samplesand high-risk samples. Results showed that the MC-HOMEInventory is a widely used interview for the assessment ofthe home environment, and as documented by the studies ofthis review the HOME Inventories will help identify families inneed of support and stimulation. Studies have shown internalvalidity and consistency of the Inventory. The finding of overlappingtotal mean scores between studies of general populationsand high-risk populations could be due to the broaddefinition of high-risk populations as well as methodologicaldifferences between the studies. To strengthen the methodologyand enable comparison it is recommended that studiesfollow the guidelines provided in the HOME Administration.",
author = "Gantriis, {Ditte Lou Langhoff} and Thorup, {Anne Amalie Elgaard} and Bliksted, {Vibeke Fuglsang}",
year = "2019",
language = "English",
journal = "Social Work in Mental Health",
issn = "1533-2985",
publisher = "Routledge",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Getting reliable information about the home environment in at-risk families

T2 - A systematic literature review

AU - Gantriis, Ditte Lou Langhoff

AU - Thorup, Anne Amalie Elgaard

AU - Bliksted, Vibeke Fuglsang

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - This systematic literature review aimed to gain an overview ofstudies using the Middle Childhood-Home Observation forMeasurement of the Environment Inventory (MC-HOMEInventory), and to compare mean scores between the studies.PubMed, PsycINFO, EMBASE and SCOPUS were searched tofind eligible studies. The literature search yielded a total of532 articles. Seventeen studies investigating 5083 families wereincluded. Studies were divided into population based samplesand high-risk samples. Results showed that the MC-HOMEInventory is a widely used interview for the assessment ofthe home environment, and as documented by the studies ofthis review the HOME Inventories will help identify families inneed of support and stimulation. Studies have shown internalvalidity and consistency of the Inventory. The finding of overlappingtotal mean scores between studies of general populationsand high-risk populations could be due to the broaddefinition of high-risk populations as well as methodologicaldifferences between the studies. To strengthen the methodologyand enable comparison it is recommended that studiesfollow the guidelines provided in the HOME Administration.

AB - This systematic literature review aimed to gain an overview ofstudies using the Middle Childhood-Home Observation forMeasurement of the Environment Inventory (MC-HOMEInventory), and to compare mean scores between the studies.PubMed, PsycINFO, EMBASE and SCOPUS were searched tofind eligible studies. The literature search yielded a total of532 articles. Seventeen studies investigating 5083 families wereincluded. Studies were divided into population based samplesand high-risk samples. Results showed that the MC-HOMEInventory is a widely used interview for the assessment ofthe home environment, and as documented by the studies ofthis review the HOME Inventories will help identify families inneed of support and stimulation. Studies have shown internalvalidity and consistency of the Inventory. The finding of overlappingtotal mean scores between studies of general populationsand high-risk populations could be due to the broaddefinition of high-risk populations as well as methodologicaldifferences between the studies. To strengthen the methodologyand enable comparison it is recommended that studiesfollow the guidelines provided in the HOME Administration.

M3 - Journal article

JO - Social Work in Mental Health

JF - Social Work in Mental Health

SN - 1533-2985

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