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psychometrics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests. —psychometric adj.null...

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Using and evaluating psychometric measures

Darcy A. Santor.

in A Handbook of Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology

June 2005; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Research Methods in Clinical Psychology. 6459 words.

This chapter discusses the use and evaluation of psychometric measures. It reviews literature on the assessment of depression to illustrate many of these theoretical and practical issues,...

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Psychometric Versus Actuarial Interpretation of Intelligence and Related Aptitude Batteries

Gary L. Canivez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 22828 words.

Interpretation of intelligence tests involves making various inferences about the individual based on their performance. Because there are many different scores within intelligence tests reflecting...

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Cognitive Assessment: Progress in Psychometric Theories of Intelligence, the Structure of Cognitive Ability Tests, and Interpretive Approaches to Cognitive Test Performance

Dawn P. Flanagan, Vincent C. Alfonso, Samuel O. Ortiz and Agnieszka M. Dynda.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 29478 words.

This chapter highlights the progress that has been made in theories of intelligence (particularly psychometric theories), the structure of cognitive ability batteries, and methods of cognitive...

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Psychometric Concerns in the Assessment of Trauma-related Symptoms in Older Adults

Willeke H. van Zelst and Aartjan T. F. Beekman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 13552 words.

Assessment of PTSD in older adults is still in its infancy despite reflections on this subject in past literature. Factors that influence assessment are: traumas that occurred long in the...

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Responsible Use of Psychological Tests: Ethical and Professional Practice Concerns

Jonathan W. Gould, David A. Martindale and James R. Flens.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 10177 words.

Psychologists bring to the task of assessing children and adolescents their knowledge of psychometrics and their skills in psychological testing. Ethical standards and professional practice...

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Measuring Adolescent Personality and Psychopathology With the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI)

Joseph T. McCann.

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

March 2006; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 9575 words.

Chapter 26 outlines themeasurement of adolescent personality and psychopathologywith the well-known Millon AdolescentClinical Inventory (MACI). The chapter provides a concise overview of...

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Assessment

John A. Hunter.

in Help for Adolescent Males with Sexual Behavior Problems

December 2010; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 5507 words.

Chapter 2 explores assessment, including the purpose of assessment, issues in the approach to assessment (timing, structure and content, and the process of approaching the youth and his...

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Evaluating Progress Monitoring and Outcome Assessment Measures

Scott T. Meier.

in Incorporating Progress Monitoring and Outcome Assessment into Counseling and Psychotherapy

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 7596 words.

This chapter describes a set of ten criteria for evaluating the psychometric properties of progress monitoring and outcome assessment measures and applies those criteria to six...

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Formal Methods in Assessing Child and Adolescent Personality and Affect

Patricia A. Lowe, Erik L. Fister, Susan M. Unruh, Jennifer M. Raad, Justin P. Allen, Tiffany L. Arrington, Skylar A. Bellinger, Liesl J. Edwards, Belinda N. Kathurima, Jeaveen M. Neaderhiser, Christopher R. Niileksela, Jessica Oeth Schuttler, Matthew J. Grumbein and Stephen W. Loke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 28504 words.

This chapter reviews established, newly developed, and updated structured personality inventories broad and narrow in scope used to assess children and adolescents' personality and affect. The...

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Measures for Evaluating Child Sexual Abuse

William N. Friedrich.

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

March 2006; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 6388 words.

Chapter 25 presents guide to measure for evaluating child sexual abuse. It describes and reviews a number of psychometric measures that may be used as part of a comprehensive forensic...

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Illness Intrusiveness and Self-Management of Medical Conditions

Gerald M. Devins and Amy Deckert.

in Promoting Self-Management of Chronic Health Conditions

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 18368 words.

Illness intrusiveness results when medical conditions and their treatment interfere with continued participation in lifestyles, valued activities, and interests. The Illness Intrusiveness...

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Principles of Behavioral Assessment

Tanya L. Eckert and Benjamin J. Lovett.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 13745 words.

The chapter defines behavioral assessment and covers its historical developments over the last century. A review of the theoretical foundations of behavioral assessment is provided, including...

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Testing, Assessment, and Cultural Variation: Challenges in Evaluating Knowledge Claims

Craig L. Frisby.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 15172 words.

The academic and psychometric literature is filled with many competing knowledge claims related to the confidence with which cognitive and personality tests can be selected, administered, and...

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Generalized anxiety disorder assessment measures

Gavin Andrews, Alison E. J. Mahoney, Megan J. Hobbs and Margo Genderson.

in Treatment of generalized anxiety disorder

March 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 1173 words.

This chapter outlines the current best-practice methods of assessing the presence and severity of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in adults. The chapter reviews structured diagnostic...

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Incorporating Progress Monitoring and Outcome Assessment into Counseling and Psychotherapy

Scott T. Meier.

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 232 pages.

Incorporating Progress Monitoring and Outcome Assessment into Counseling and Psychotherapy covers how to employ and interpret Progress monitoring and outcome assessment (PMOA). A new...

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A Guide to Assessments that Work

Edited by John Hunsley and Eric J. Mash.

March 2008; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 696 pages.

This volume addresses the assessment of the most commonly encountered disorders or conditions among children, adolescents, adults, older adults, and couples. Strategies and instruments for...

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Methods to Evaluate Competency and Enhance Quality Assurance Internationally and Across Professions

Sandra Greenberg and I. Leon Smith.

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

April 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 8788 words.

Various professions have created models with the theory in mind that the assessment of professional competency will enhance the quality assurance and conduct of professional practice. The...

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Mixed Methods and Dialectical Pluralism

Tres Stefurak, R. Burke Johnson and Erynne Shatto.

in Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research

December 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 6327 words.

Dialectical pluralism is a process theory for dialoging across differences and producing dynamic integration of divergent perspectives and methods to produce a more complex and meaningful...

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Acculturation Research Critiques and Alternative Research Designs

Floyd Rudmin, Bo Wang and Joaquim de Castro.

in The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

September 2017; p ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 15460 words.

Dictionary definitions concur that “acculturation” means second-culture acquisition, but “acculturation” began as a Eurocentric concept that inferior peoples improve themselves by imitating...

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Testing Accommodations for Children with Disabilities

Brian C. McKevitt, Stephen N. Elliott and Ryan J. Kettler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 8089 words.

Educators have a responsibility for including all students, including those in special education, in assessment programs designed to hold states, school districts, and schools accountable for student...

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