Practitioner's Guide To Evaluating Change With Intellectual Assessment Instruments

Paperback | June 30, 2000

OtherKevin DuffEditorRobert J. McCaffrey, Holly James Westervelt

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This volume represents the first guide for utilizing and interpreting multiple assessments across time. The editors have made a thorough review of the literature from 1970-1998 and extracted and compiled all reported information on practice effects. Each table in this volume includes information on subject/patient groups, the sample size, gender, age, intervention, interval between assessments, scores at both assessment points and citation. This unique reference will provide clinicians as well as researchers with an invaluable resource.

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This volume represents the first guide for utilizing and interpreting multiple assessments across time. The editors have made a thorough review of the literature from 1970-1998 and extracted and compiled all reported information on practice effects. Each table in this volume includes information on subject/patient groups, the samp...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:June 30, 2000Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306464160

ISBN - 13:9780306464164

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Preface. I: Introduction. A. Brief Overview of the History of Intelligence Tests. B. Use of Intelligence Tests in Neuropsychological Evaluations. 1: The Concept of Intelligence in Neuropsychology. 2: Utility of Overall IQ Scores. 3: Profile Interpretation and the Use of Intelligence Tests as Neuropsychological Instruments. 4: The WAIS-III as a Neuropsychological Instruments. C. Reliability. D. Regression to the Mean. E. Practice Effects. 1: Controlling Practice Effects. a. Statistical Procedures. b. Methodological Procedures. F. Person-Specific Variables. 1: Age. 2: Gender. 3: Intelligence. 4: Education. 5: Disease Process. G. The Comparability of Intellectual Assessment Instruments. II: Tables. A. Abbreviations. B. Tables. 1: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (-Revised, -III). 2: Wechsler Bellevue Intelligence Scale. 3: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (-Revised, III). 4: Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence. 5: North American Reading Test. 6: Raven's Progressive Matrices. 7: Shipley Hartford Institute of Living Scale. 8: Stanford Binet. III: References. IV: Index.