Clinical interpretation of the WAIS-III and WMS-III /

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Imprint:Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2003.
Description:1 online resource (xxxii, 618 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series:Practical resources for the mental health professional
Practical resources for the mental health professional.
Subject:Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.
Wechsler Memory Scale.
Intelligence Tests.
Wechsler Scales.
Research Design.
Échelle d'intelligence pour adultes de Wechsler.
Échelle de mémoire de Wechsler.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Assessment, Testing & Measurement.
Psicología diferencial
Difference (Psychology)
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.
Wechsler Memory Scale.
Escala de inteligência wechsler para adultos.
Testes psicológicos.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Tulsky, David S.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:This guide to the WAIS-III and WMS-III tests is written to help clinical practitioners achieve efficient and accurate interpretations of test results. The only interpretive guide to be based on data obtained while standardizing the tests, this reference source provides new models for interpreting results, as well as practical information on the diagnostic validity, demographically corrected norms, and accuracy of the tests in measuring intelligence and memory. The focus of information is to allow clinicians to reduce variance in the interpretations of scores, indicating how best to factor in socio-economic status of respondents, interpreting meaningful change in serial assessments, and scoring with alternate or omitted sub-tests. Also included in the book are chapters on accommodating clients with disabilities. The final chapter discusses frequently asked questions (with answers) on the use and interpretation of the tests, as well as practical issues to help make scoring time-efficient and accurate. KEY FEATURES * Only guide to be based on data obtained in the standardization of the tests * Practical examples given to help guide interpretation of scores * Focuses on information to make faster, more accurate scoring interpretations.
Other form:Print version: Clinical interpretation of the WAIS-III and WMS-III. Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2003 0127035702

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