Translations of the RDC/TMD are generously made available by members of the Consortium. Each of these non-English versions of the RDC/TMD has been translated by clinical experts based on the principles and procedures described in the Guidelines developed by the Consortium and available on this website. Many of the translations have published psychometric data, and all of the translations have been found acceptable and useful in clinical research settings. Language translation of an instrument is an ongoing process in terms of validity, just as it is for any instrument in its source language; no specific claims are made with regard to reliability, validity or cultural relevance by virtue of making these translations available for scientific purposes. The interested user should review the translation properties and decide whether the translation is suitable for the intended purpose.For detailed information regarding a specific language translation please contact the respective Developer. For inquiries regarding new translations or for general questions, please contact the Translations Committee.
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