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Handbook of psychological assessment / edited by Gerald Goldstein, Daniel N. Allen, John Deluca.

Contributor(s): Goldstein, Gerald, 1931-2017 [editor.] | Allen, Daniel N [editor.] | DeLuca, John, 1956- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Amsterdam : Academic Press, 2019Edition: Fourth edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780128025147; 012802514X.Subject(s): Psychological tests | PSYCHOLOGY -- Reference | Psychological testsGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 150.287 Online resources: Click Here-ScienceDirect eBooks (In-Campus Access) | Click Here-ScienceDirect eBooks (Off-Campus Access)
Contents:
Front Cover; Handbook of Psychological Assessment; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; I. Introduction; 1 Historical perspectives; Introduction; Intelligence and achievement testing; Personality assessment; The interview; Projective personality tests; Objective personality tests; Neuropsychological assessment; Behavioral assessment; Assessment schemes; DSMs and behavioral assessment; Summary; Recent developments; References; Further reading; II. Psychometric Foundations; 2 How to develop an empirically based psychological test; Introduction
Phase I: Test conceptualizationEstablish a need; Specify proposed applications; Specify users; Specify conceptual and operational definitions of constructs; Phase II: Specify test format and structure; Specify age range; Specify test format; Specify internal structure; Develop a table of specifications or test blueprint; Specify item format; Select the item format that most directly measures the construct; Select item formats that promote reliability and validity; Estimate how many items to include; Plan for item development; Specify methods for item tryout and selection
Diversity panel reviewSpecify a plan for item tryout; Specify the statistical methods you will use to select items; Phase III: Planning standardization, scaling, and psychometric studies; Specify standardization plan; Specify scaling methods; Scales of measurement; Nominal scales; Ordinal scales; Interval scales; Ratio scales; Specify reliability/precision studies; Test-retest coefficients; Alternate-form coefficients; Internal consistency coefficients; Interrater reliability; Specify validity studies; Evidence based on test content; Evidence based on relations to other variables
Phase IV: Plan implementationSubmit a test proposal; Implement plan, reevaluate, and modify test; Prepare the test manual; Concluding comments; References; III. Assessment of Intelligence; 3 Interpreting pediatric intelligence tests: a framework from evidence-based medicine; Introduction; A brief history; Framework for interpreting intelligence tests; Qualitative-idiographic approaches; Qualitative-nomothetic approaches; Quantitative-idiographic approaches; Quantitative-nomothetic approaches; Review of two frequently used individually administered tests of intelligence for youth
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-fifth edition (WISC-V)Theory; Standardization; Properties; Useful details for additional interpretation; Critique; Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities (WJ-IV COG); Theory; Standardization; Properties; Critique; References; 4 The development, expansion, and future of the WAIS-IV as a cornerstone in comprehensive cognitive assessments; Introduction; WAIS-IV: development, advances, and future directions; WAIS-IV development approach; Subtest level changes; Verbal Comprehension; Perceptual reasoning; Working Memory; Processing Speed; New subtests
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Front Cover; Handbook of Psychological Assessment; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; I. Introduction; 1 Historical perspectives; Introduction; Intelligence and achievement testing; Personality assessment; The interview; Projective personality tests; Objective personality tests; Neuropsychological assessment; Behavioral assessment; Assessment schemes; DSMs and behavioral assessment; Summary; Recent developments; References; Further reading; II. Psychometric Foundations; 2 How to develop an empirically based psychological test; Introduction

Phase I: Test conceptualizationEstablish a need; Specify proposed applications; Specify users; Specify conceptual and operational definitions of constructs; Phase II: Specify test format and structure; Specify age range; Specify test format; Specify internal structure; Develop a table of specifications or test blueprint; Specify item format; Select the item format that most directly measures the construct; Select item formats that promote reliability and validity; Estimate how many items to include; Plan for item development; Specify methods for item tryout and selection

Diversity panel reviewSpecify a plan for item tryout; Specify the statistical methods you will use to select items; Phase III: Planning standardization, scaling, and psychometric studies; Specify standardization plan; Specify scaling methods; Scales of measurement; Nominal scales; Ordinal scales; Interval scales; Ratio scales; Specify reliability/precision studies; Test-retest coefficients; Alternate-form coefficients; Internal consistency coefficients; Interrater reliability; Specify validity studies; Evidence based on test content; Evidence based on relations to other variables

Phase IV: Plan implementationSubmit a test proposal; Implement plan, reevaluate, and modify test; Prepare the test manual; Concluding comments; References; III. Assessment of Intelligence; 3 Interpreting pediatric intelligence tests: a framework from evidence-based medicine; Introduction; A brief history; Framework for interpreting intelligence tests; Qualitative-idiographic approaches; Qualitative-nomothetic approaches; Quantitative-idiographic approaches; Quantitative-nomothetic approaches; Review of two frequently used individually administered tests of intelligence for youth

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-fifth edition (WISC-V)Theory; Standardization; Properties; Useful details for additional interpretation; Critique; Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities (WJ-IV COG); Theory; Standardization; Properties; Critique; References; 4 The development, expansion, and future of the WAIS-IV as a cornerstone in comprehensive cognitive assessments; Introduction; WAIS-IV: development, advances, and future directions; WAIS-IV development approach; Subtest level changes; Verbal Comprehension; Perceptual reasoning; Working Memory; Processing Speed; New subtests

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