M L DeKay

Summary

Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is the defensive use of diagnostic tests good for patients, or bad?
    M L DeKay
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Med Decis Making 18:19-28. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Further explorations of medical decisions for individuals and for groups
    M L DeKay
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Med Decis Making 20:39-44. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Searching for a two-factor model of marriage duration: commentary on Gottman and Levenson
    Michael L DeKay
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
    Fam Process 41:97-103. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint When things don't add up: the role of perceived fungibility in repeated-play decisions
    Michael L DeKay
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:667-72. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A deliberative method for ranking risks (I): Overview and test bed development
    H K Florig
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Risk Anal 21:913-21. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecological risk ranking: development and evaluation of a method for improving public participation in environmental decision making
    Henry H Willis
    RAND, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Risk Anal 24:363-78. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Aggregate, disaggregate, and hybrid analyses of ecological risk perceptions
    Henry H Willis
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Risk Anal 25:405-28. 2005

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Is the defensive use of diagnostic tests good for patients, or bad?
    M L DeKay
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Med Decis Making 18:19-28. 1998
    ..Moreover, defensive testing worsens the expected outcomes of all patients whose clinical strategies are changed. Physicians should realize that defensive testing necessarily reduces the overall quality of patient care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Further explorations of medical decisions for individuals and for groups
    M L DeKay
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Med Decis Making 20:39-44. 2000
    ..This study was designed to explore possible reasons for these findings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Searching for a two-factor model of marriage duration: commentary on Gottman and Levenson
    Michael L DeKay
    H John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
    Fam Process 41:97-103. 2002
    ..For these and other technical reasons presented in the text, we believe that Gottman and Levenson's results are not replicable, and that they should not be used to guide interventions for couples in clinical settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint When things don't add up: the role of perceived fungibility in repeated-play decisions
    Michael L DeKay
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:667-72. 2005
    ..Although evaluating the overall distribution of outcomes is arguably rational when monetary outcomes accrue to one person, treating each play as a separate event may be more appropriate when outcomes are not viewed as fungible...
  5. ncbi request reprint A deliberative method for ranking risks (I): Overview and test bed development
    H K Florig
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3890, USA
    Risk Anal 21:913-21. 2001
    ..A companion article in this issue reports on the validity of the ranking procedures and the level of agreement among risk managers regarding ranking of risks and attributes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecological risk ranking: development and evaluation of a method for improving public participation in environmental decision making
    Henry H Willis
    RAND, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Risk Anal 24:363-78. 2004
    ..However, the overlap between the importance rankings of these two sets of attributes suggests that some information about environmental impacts is important to participants' judgments in comparative risk-assessment tasks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Aggregate, disaggregate, and hybrid analyses of ecological risk perceptions
    Henry H Willis
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Risk Anal 25:405-28. 2005
    ..Psychometric studies such as these provide a sound empirical basis for selecting attributes of ecological hazards for use in comparative risk assessment...