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Psychometrics and psychological assessment : principles and applications / Carina Coulacoglou, Donald H. Sklofske.

By: Coulacoglou, Carina [author.].
Contributor(s): Saklofske, Donald H [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Academic Press, [2017]Copyright date: 2017Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780128024904; 0128024909.Subject(s): Psychological tests | Psychometrics | PSYCHOLOGY -- Assessment, Testing & Measurement | Psychological tests | Psychometrics | Psychological Tests | Mental Disorders -- psychology | Models, PsychologicalGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 150.15195 Online resources: Click Here-ScienceDirect eBooks (In-Campus Access) | Click Here-ScienceDirect eBooks (Off-Campus Access)
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I -- Psychometric Foundations of Test Construction and Psychological Assessment; Chapter 1 -- Recent Advances in Psychological Assessment and Test Construction; Milestones in psychological assessment in the 20th century; Advances in psychological assessment in the 21st century; Advances in reliability; Advances in validity; Advances in latent variable measures; Advances in theory of mind; Advances in temperament and personality; Advances in parenting research; Advances in psychopathology; Advances in taxonomies and measures.
Advances in violence risk assessmentAdvances in mental illness and violence; Advances in suicide research; Test usage; Test construction; Data collection and administration; Standards in Test Development; Test Adaptation; Nomothetic versus idiographic approaches to the analysis of clinical data; The Standardization Process; Types of tests; Maximum performance tests; Typical performance tests; Test domain; Abilities Domain; Behavior Domain; Concepts Domain; Item Traits; Item Development and Test Scoring; Using focus groups and Rasch item response theory to improve response format.
Psychometric propertiesMeasurement invariance; Tests of aspects of measurement invariance; Configural Invariance; Metric Invariance; Scalar Invariance; Error Variance Invariance; Tests of aspects of structural invariance; Factor Variance Invariance; Factor Covariance Invariance; Factor Mean Invariance; Bias in psychological assessment; Summary; References; Chapter 2 -- Classical Test Theory, Generalizability Theory, and Item Response Perspectives on Reliability; Basic concepts of reliability; Sources of unreliability.
Summary: Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications reports on contemporary perspectives and models on psychological assessment and their corresponding measures. It highlights topics relevant to clinical and neuropsychological domains, including cognitive abilities, adaptive behavior, temperament, and psychopathology. Moreover, the book examines a series of standard as well as novel methods and instruments, along with their psychometric properties, recent meta-analytic studies, and their cross-cultural applications.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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880-01 Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I -- Psychometric Foundations of Test Construction and Psychological Assessment; Chapter 1 -- Recent Advances in Psychological Assessment and Test Construction; Milestones in psychological assessment in the 20th century; Advances in psychological assessment in the 21st century; Advances in reliability; Advances in validity; Advances in latent variable measures; Advances in theory of mind; Advances in temperament and personality; Advances in parenting research; Advances in psychopathology; Advances in taxonomies and measures.

Advances in violence risk assessmentAdvances in mental illness and violence; Advances in suicide research; Test usage; Test construction; Data collection and administration; Standards in Test Development; Test Adaptation; Nomothetic versus idiographic approaches to the analysis of clinical data; The Standardization Process; Types of tests; Maximum performance tests; Typical performance tests; Test domain; Abilities Domain; Behavior Domain; Concepts Domain; Item Traits; Item Development and Test Scoring; Using focus groups and Rasch item response theory to improve response format.

Psychometric propertiesMeasurement invariance; Tests of aspects of measurement invariance; Configural Invariance; Metric Invariance; Scalar Invariance; Error Variance Invariance; Tests of aspects of structural invariance; Factor Variance Invariance; Factor Covariance Invariance; Factor Mean Invariance; Bias in psychological assessment; Summary; References; Chapter 2 -- Classical Test Theory, Generalizability Theory, and Item Response Perspectives on Reliability; Basic concepts of reliability; Sources of unreliability.

Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications reports on contemporary perspectives and models on psychological assessment and their corresponding measures. It highlights topics relevant to clinical and neuropsychological domains, including cognitive abilities, adaptive behavior, temperament, and psychopathology. Moreover, the book examines a series of standard as well as novel methods and instruments, along with their psychometric properties, recent meta-analytic studies, and their cross-cultural applications.

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