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

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Imprint:Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, c2003.
Description:xxxii, 618 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:Practical resources for the mental health professional
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Tulsky, David S.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Part I. The Evolution of the Weschler Scales
  • Historical Overview of Intelligence and Memory: Factors Influencing the Wechsler Scales
  • Revising a Standard: An Evaluation of the Origin and Development of the WAIS-III
  • The Wechsler Memory Scale, Third Edition: A New Perspective
  • Part II. Reducing Variance When Interpreting WAIS-III and WMS-III Scores: Introduction to Chapters 4-8
  • Assessment of Cognitive Functioning with the WAIS-III and WMS-III: Development of a Six-Factor Model
  • Demographic Effects and Use of Demographically Corrected Norms with the WAIS-III and WMS-III
  • WAIS-III WMS-III Discrepancy Analysis: Six-Factor Model Index Discrepancy Base Rates, Implications, and a Preliminary Consideration of Utility
  • Diagnostic Validity
  • Use of the WAIS-III and WMS-III in the Context of Serial Assessments: Interpreting Reliable and Meaningful Change
  • Part III. Dealing with "curveballs" when using the WAIS-III and WMS-III: The interpretation of unstandardized administration
  • Assessment of the Non-Native English Speaker: Assimilating History and Research Findings to Guide Clinical Practice
  • Accuracy of WAIS-III-WMS-III Joint Factor Scores When One or More Subtest is Omitted or an Alternate Subtest is Employed
  • Accommodating Clients with Disabilities on the WAIS-III and WMS
  • Part IV. Training Others to Admister the WAIS-III and WMS-III: A Guide to Practical Issues
  • The WAIS-III and WMS-III: Practical Issues and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Appendix 1.
  • Appendix 2.
  • Index