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By John Hunsley

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ISBN-13: 9780195310641

The necessity for evidence-based perform in psychological wellbeing and fitness prone is changing into clearer by way of the day and, till lately, the rage of emphasizing prone with assisting empirical facts has been nearly completely constrained to a spotlight on therapies. A advisor to tests That paintings fills a void within the specialist literature via addressing the severe position that evaluation performs in offering evidence-based psychological wellbeing and fitness companies. To optimize its usefulness to readers, this quantity addresses the review of the main in general encountered problems or stipulations between youngsters, teens, adults, older adults, and undefined. options and tools for assessing temper issues, anxiousness issues, couple misery and sexual difficulties, health-related difficulties, and lots of different stipulations also are lined intensive. With a spotlight all through on evaluation tools which are possible, psychometrically sound, and valuable for standard scientific standards, a score method has been designed to supply reviews of a measure's norms, reliability, validity, and medical software. Standardized tables summarize this data in each one bankruptcy, offering crucial info at the so much scientifically sound instruments to be had for a variety of review wishes. utilizing the instruments supplied in A consultant to exams That paintings, readers can at a look verify the prospective suitability and cost of every software for his or her personal scientific reasons. This a lot wanted source equips readers with the data worthy for engaging in the easiest evidence-based psychological healthiness checks at the moment attainable.

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Bagnato, S. J. (2000). Recommended practices in assessment. In S. Sandall, M. E. McLean, & B. J. ), DEC recommended practices in early intervention/early child special education (pp. 17–27). Longmont, CO: Sopris West. Norcross, J. , Koocher, G. , & Garofalo, A. (2006). Discredited psychological treatments and tests: A Delphi poll. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 37, 515–522. Nunnally, J. , & Bernstein, I. H. (1994). ). New York: McGraw-Hill. Pelham, W. , Fabiano, G. , & Massetti, G.

2000) maps directly onto DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for a range of child disorders, including ADHD. The interview is available in multiple languages and in parent and youth versions. , 2000). The highly structured nature of the DISC-IV diminishes the importance of estimating inter-rater reliability or inter-judge agreement for this measure. , 2000). , 2004; Derks, Hudziak, Dolan, Ferdinand, & Boomsma, 2006; McGrath, Handwerk, Armstrong, Lucas, & Friman, 2004). One potential advantage to the measure is the inclusion of impairment questions, although the psychometric properties of these have ADHD not been extensively documented.

Diagnostic validity statistics and the MCMI-III. Psychological Assessment, 14, 410–422. , & Bailey, J. M. (1999). The clinical utility of the Rorschach: Unfulfilled promises and an uncertain future. Psychological Assessment, 11, 266–277. , & Lee, C. M. (2007). Research-informed benchmarks for psychological treatments: Efficacy studies, effectiveness studies, and beyond. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, 21–33. , Lee, C. , & Wood, J. M. (2003). Controversial and questionable assessment techniques.

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