psychometrics

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Summary: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.

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  1. ncbi Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 32:959-76. 2002
  2. ncbi Development and validation of a screening instrument for bipolar spectrum disorder: the Mood Disorder Questionnaire
    R M Hirschfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical Branch, the University of Texas at Galveston 77555 01888, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1873-5. 2000
  3. ncbi The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Preventive Medicine, Haukeland Hospital, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 52:69-77. 2002
  4. ncbi Quality criteria were proposed for measurement properties of health status questionnaires
    Caroline B Terwee
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:34-42. 2007
  5. ncbi Principles of Good Practice for the Translation and Cultural Adaptation Process for Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measures: report of the ISPOR Task Force for Translation and Cultural Adaptation
    Diane Wild
    Oxford Outcomes Ltd, Cassington, Oxford, UK
    Value Health 8:94-104. 2005
  6. ncbi Screening for serious mental illness in the general population
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Suite 215, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:184-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Psychometric properties of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire
    R Goodman
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1337-45. 2001
  8. ncbi PedsQL 4.0: reliability and validity of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory version 4.0 generic core scales in healthy and patient populations
    J W Varni
    Center for Child Health Outcomes, Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Care 39:800-12. 2001
  9. ncbi The World Health Organization's WHOQOL-BREF quality of life assessment: psychometric properties and results of the international field trial. A report from the WHOQOL group
    S M Skevington
    WHO Centre for the Study of Quality of Life, Department of Psychology, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Qual Life Res 13:299-310. 2004
  10. ncbi The COSMIN study reached international consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties for health-related patient-reported outcomes
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:737-45. 2010

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  1. ncbi Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 32:959-76. 2002
    ..A 10-question screening scale of psychological distress and a six-question short-form scale embedded within the 10-question scale were developed for the redesigned US National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)...
  2. ncbi Development and validation of a screening instrument for bipolar spectrum disorder: the Mood Disorder Questionnaire
    R M Hirschfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical Branch, the University of Texas at Galveston 77555 01888, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1873-5. 2000
    ..This report describes the validation of a new brief self-report screening instrument for bipolar spectrum disorders called the Mood Disorder Questionnaire...
  3. ncbi The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Preventive Medicine, Haukeland Hospital, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 52:69-77. 2002
    ..To review the literature of the validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)...
  4. ncbi Quality criteria were proposed for measurement properties of health status questionnaires
    Caroline B Terwee
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:34-42. 2007
    ..For a meaningful comparison, quality criteria for measurement properties are needed. Our aim was to develop quality criteria for design, methods, and outcomes of studies on the development and evaluation of health status questionnaires...
  5. ncbi Principles of Good Practice for the Translation and Cultural Adaptation Process for Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Measures: report of the ISPOR Task Force for Translation and Cultural Adaptation
    Diane Wild
    Oxford Outcomes Ltd, Cassington, Oxford, UK
    Value Health 8:94-104. 2005
    ..The results of this review are set out as "Translation and Cultural Adaptation of Patient Reported Outcomes Measures--Principles of Good Practice" and are reported in this document...
  6. ncbi Screening for serious mental illness in the general population
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Suite 215, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:184-9. 2003
    ..Public Law 102-321 established a block grant for adults with "serious mental illness" (SMI) and required the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop a method to estimate the prevalence of SMI...
  7. ncbi Psychometric properties of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire
    R Goodman
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1337-45. 2001
    ..To describe the psychometric properties of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ), a brief measure of the prosocial behavior and psychopathology of 3-16-year-olds that can be completed by parents, teachers, or youths...
  8. ncbi PedsQL 4.0: reliability and validity of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory version 4.0 generic core scales in healthy and patient populations
    J W Varni
    Center for Child Health Outcomes, Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Care 39:800-12. 2001
    ..The PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales consist of 23 items applicable for healthy school and community populations, as well as pediatric populations with acute and chronic health conditions...
  9. ncbi The World Health Organization's WHOQOL-BREF quality of life assessment: psychometric properties and results of the international field trial. A report from the WHOQOL group
    S M Skevington
    WHO Centre for the Study of Quality of Life, Department of Psychology, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Qual Life Res 13:299-310. 2004
    ..These results indicate that overall, the WHOQOL-BREF is a sound, cross-culturally valid assessment of QOL, as reflected by its four domains: physical, psychological, social and environment...
  10. ncbi The COSMIN study reached international consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties for health-related patient-reported outcomes
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:737-45. 2010
    ..The aim was to clarify and standardize terminology and definitions of measurement properties by reaching consensus among a group of experts and to develop a taxonomy of measurement properties relevant for evaluating health instruments...
  11. ncbi Using self-report assessment methods to explore facets of mindfulness
    Ruth A Baer
    University of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA
    Assessment 13:27-45. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that conceptualizing mindfulness as a multifaceted construct is helpful in understanding its components and its relationships with other variables...
  12. ncbi The PHQ-15: validity of a new measure for evaluating the severity of somatic symptoms
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, RG 6 1050 Wishard Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:258-66. 2002
    ..However, instruments for identifying and monitoring somatic symptoms are few in number and not widely used. Therefore, we examined the validity of a brief measure of the severity of somatic symptoms...
  13. ncbi Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Med Care 43:436-44. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi Development and first validation of the COPD Assessment Test
    P W Jones
    St George s University of London, UK
    Eur Respir J 34:648-54. 2009
    ..It has good measurement properties, is sensitive to differences in state and should provide a valid, reliable and standardised measure of COPD health status with worldwide relevance...
  15. pmc The COSMIN checklist for assessing the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties of health status measurement instruments: an international Delphi study
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 19:539-49. 2010
    ..We present the COSMIN checklist and the agreement of the panel on the items of the checklist...
  16. pmc Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:70. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to provide a range of estimates of minimally important differences (MIDs) in EQ-5D scores in cancer and to determine if estimates are comparable in lung cancer...
  17. ncbi The Short Form Health Survey (SF-36): translation and validation study of the Iranian version
    Ali Montazeri
    Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran
    Qual Life Res 14:875-82. 2005
    ..9% of the variance. In general, the Iranian version of the SF-36 performed well and the findings suggest that it is a reliable and valid measure of health related quality of life among the general population...
  18. pmc The Hospital Anxiety And Depression Scale
    R Philip Snaith
    Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Leeds, 21 Gledhow Wood Road, Leeds LS8 4BW, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:29. 2003
    ..It should be emphasised that self-assessment scales are only valid for screening purposes; definitive diagnosis must rest on the process of clinical examination...
  19. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
    ..This article describes the development and validation of a new scale, comprised only of positively worded items relating to different aspects of positive mental health: the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS)...
  20. ncbi Comparison of the minimally important difference for two health state utility measures: EQ-5D and SF-6D
    Stephen J Walters
    Health Economics and Decision Science, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Qual Life Res 14:1523-32. 2005
    ..Empirical work is required to determine what the smallest change is in utility scores that can be regarded as important and whether this change in utility value is constant across measures and conditions...
  21. ncbi Assessing the measurement properties of neighborhood scales: from psychometrics to ecometrics
    Mahasin S Mujahid
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:858-67. 2007
    ..These results illustrate a methodological approach for assessing the measurement properties of neighborhood-level constructs and show that these constructs can be measured reliably...
  22. ncbi US valuation of the EQ-5D health states: development and testing of the D1 valuation model
    James W Shaw
    Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 43:203-20. 2005
    ..The EQ-5D is a brief, multiattribute, preference-based health status measure. This article describes the development of a statistical model for generating US population-based EQ-5D preference weights...
  23. ncbi Monitoring depression treatment outcomes with the patient health questionnaire-9
    Bernd Löwe
    Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, Heidelberg University Medical Center, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Med Care 42:1194-201. 2004
    ..We investigated responsiveness to treatment, reproducibility, and minimal clinically important difference of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), a standard instrument for diagnosing depression in primary care...
  24. ncbi The stroke impact scale version 2.0. Evaluation of reliability, validity, and sensitivity to change
    P W Duncan
    Center on Aging, Department of Preventative Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
    Stroke 30:2131-40. 1999
    ..This study characterizes the psychometric properties of the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS) Version 2.0...
  25. ncbi The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1483-99. 2004
    ..In the light of the importance of work for adult health such investigations are crucial in advanced societies within and beyond Europe...
  26. ncbi The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument: a psychometric measure of health-related quality of life
    G Hawthorne
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Qual Life Res 8:209-24. 1999
    ..Scaling it for economic evaluation using utilities is being undertaken. Respondents have indicated the AQoL is easy to understand and is quickly completed. Its initial properties suggest it may be widely applicable...
  27. ncbi Parent-child agreement across child health-related quality of life instruments: a review of the literature
    Penney Upton
    Department of Psychology and Health Sciences, University of Worcester, Worcester WR2 6AJ, UK
    Qual Life Res 17:895-913. 2008
    ..To systematically review the literature published since 1999 on paediatric health-related quality of life (HRQL) in relation to parent-child agreement...
  28. ncbi Validation of the NPI-Q, a brief clinical form of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory
    D I Kaufer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 12:233-9. 2000
    ..The NPI-Q provides a brief, reliable, informant-based assessment of neuropsychiatric symptoms and associated caregiver distress that may be suitable for use in general clinical practice...
  29. ncbi Intergenerational transmission of subthreshold autistic traits in the general population
    John N Constantino
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:655-60. 2005
    ..Subthreshold autistic social impairments are known to aggregate in the family members of autistic probands; therefore, we conducted this study to examine the intergenerational transmission of such traits in the general population...
  30. ncbi Distinguishing between the validity and utility of psychiatric diagnoses
    Robert Kendell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 160:4-12. 2003
    ..The meaning of the terms "validity" and "utility" as they apply to psychiatric diagnoses is examined...
  31. ncbi Measurement of empathy among Japanese medical students: psychometrics and score differences by gender and level of medical education
    Hitomi U Kataoka
    Center for Developing Medical and Health Care Education, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Acad Med 84:1192-7. 2009
    ..To examine psychometric properties of a Japanese translation of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy (JSPE), and to study differences in empathy scores between men and women, and students in different years of medical school...
  32. ncbi Measuring depression outcome with a brief self-report instrument: sensitivity to change of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
    Bernd Löwe
    Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Medical Hospital, Germany
    J Affect Disord 81:61-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, we investigated the sensitivity to change of the PHQ-9 in three groups of patients whose depression status either improved, remained unchanged, or deteriorated over time...
  33. pmc The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT) Measurement System: properties, applications, and interpretation
    Kimberly Webster
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, United States
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:79. 2003
    ..Available scoring, normative data and information on meaningful change now allow one to interpret results in the context of a growing literature base...
  34. ncbi The Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia: reliability, sensitivity, and comparison with a standard neurocognitive battery
    Richard S E Keefe
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3270, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Schizophr Res 68:283-97. 2004
    ..76) and healthy controls (r=0.90). These psychometric properties make the BACS a promising tool for assessing cognition repeatedly in patients with schizophrenia, especially in clinical trials of cognitive enhancement...
  35. doi Health-related quality of life of medical students
    Helena B M S Paro
    Department of Health Sciences, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Med Educ 44:227-35. 2010
    ..The authors aimed to assess the health-related QoL (HRQL) of medical students throughout their 6 years of training at a school with a traditional curriculum...
  36. pmc Suitability of measures of self-reported medication adherence for routine clinical use: a systematic review
    Sara Garfield
    The Centre for Medication Safety and Service Quality, The School of Pharmacy, Tavistock Square, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:149. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi On the validity of the Beck Depression Inventory. A review
    P Richter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychopathology 31:160-8. 1998
    ..Since most studies are oriented along the criteria of the classical test theory, our review will discuss to what extent the BDI meets these criteria...
  38. ncbi The effect of stimulus strength on the speed and accuracy of a perceptual decision
    John Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Vis 5:376-404. 2005
    ..The theory's analytic chronometric function allows one to extend theories of accuracy to response time...
  39. ncbi Interpreting SF-36 summary health measures: a response
    J E Ware
    Quality Metric, Inc, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:405-13; discussion 415-20. 2001
    ..sf-36.com/test...
  40. ncbi Derivation and validation of a short-form oral health impact profile
    G D Slade
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina 27599-7450, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:284-90. 1997
    ..05) with both the OHIP-49 and the OHIP-14. While it will be important to replicate these findings in other populations, the findings suggest that the OHIP-14 has good reliability, validity and precision...
  41. ncbi The CarerQol instrument: a new instrument to measure care-related quality of life of informal caregivers for use in economic evaluations
    W B F Brouwer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:1005-21. 2006
    ..The CarerQol seems a promising new instrument to register the impact of informal caregivers in economic evaluations...
  42. ncbi Construct validity of the five facet mindfulness questionnaire in meditating and nonmeditating samples
    Ruth A Baer
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    Assessment 15:329-42. 2008
    ..Findings support the construct validity of the FFMQ in a combination of samples not previously investigated...
  43. pmc Screening for depression in medical settings with the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ): a diagnostic meta-analysis
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1596-602. 2007
    ..To summarize the psychometric properties of the PHQ2 and PHQ9 as screening instruments for depression...
  44. ncbi The Work Limitations Questionnaire
    D Lerner
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Med Care 39:72-85. 2001
    ..The objective of this work was to develop a psychometrically sound questionnaire for measuring the on-the-job impact of chronic health problems and/or treatment ("work limitations")...
  45. ncbi Is the CVI an acceptable indicator of content validity? Appraisal and recommendations
    Denise F Polit
    Humanalysis, Inc, 75 Clinton Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:459-67. 2007
    ..Our translation suggests that items with an I-CVI of .78 or higher for three or more experts could be considered evidence of good content validity...
  46. ncbi The World Health Organization Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS): a short screening scale for use in the general population
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:245-56. 2005
    ..The current report presents data on concordance of the ASRS and of a short-form ASRS screener with blind clinical diagnoses in a community sample...
  47. pmc Measuring adolescents' HRQoL via self reports and parent proxy reports: an evaluation of the psychometric properties of both versions of the KINDL-R instrument
    Michael Erhart
    Child Public Health, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:77. 2009
    ..This study compares the reliability, factorial validity and convergent and known group validity of the self-report and parent-report versions of the HRQoL KINDL-R questionnaire for children and adolescents...
  48. pmc Do self-report instruments allow meaningful comparisons across diverse population groups? Testing measurement invariance using the confirmatory factor analysis framework
    Steven E Gregorich
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Med Care 44:S78-94. 2006
    ..The CFA model and each of these hypotheses are described in nontechnical language. A worked example and technical appendices are included...
  49. ncbi The psychometric function: I. Fitting, sampling, and goodness of fit
    F A Wichmann
    University of Oxford, England
    Percept Psychophys 63:1293-313. 2001
    ..We have made available the software to implement our methods...
  50. pmc Development of a methodological PubMed search filter for finding studies on measurement properties of measurement instruments
    Caroline B Terwee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 18:1115-23. 2009
    ....
  51. ncbi Prevalence and natural history of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhosis
    A Das
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:531-5. 2001
    ..019). CONCLUSIONS: We conclude that SHE is common in cirrhosis. The natural history of SHE is worse in patients with advanced cirrhosis and SHE probably predisposes the cirrhotic patient to overt hepatic encephalopathy...
  52. ncbi The Pain Catastrophizing Scale: further psychometric evaluation with adult samples
    A Osman
    Department of Psychology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls 50614 0505, USA
    J Behav Med 23:351-65. 2000
    ..Overall, the results showed strong evidence of criterion-related, concurrent, and discriminant validity for the PCS in the community sample. Limitations of the present study are discussed...
  53. ncbi Measuring the impact of MS on walking ability: the 12-Item MS Walking Scale (MSWS-12)
    J C Hobart
    Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
    Neurology 60:31-6. 2003
    ..To develop a patient-based measure of walking ability in MS...
  54. pmc Implementing a stepped-care approach in primary care: results of a qualitative study
    Gerdien Franx
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, PO Box 725, 3500 AS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 7:8. 2012
    ..To enhance the adoption of this new treatment approach, a Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) was initiated in the Netherlands...
  55. pmc Factors influencing agreement between child self-report and parent proxy-reports on the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) generic core scales
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:58. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of the mood module of the Patient Health Questionnaire: a systematic review
    Karin A Wittkampf
    Department of Psychiatry, Programme for Mood Disorders, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Tafelbergweg 25, 1105 BC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:388-95. 2007
    ..We systematically reviewed the psychometric literature on the PHQ-9 and performed a meta-analysis to ascertain its summary sensitivity and specificity...
  57. ncbi Psychometric properties of a Persian-language version of the Beck Depression Inventory--Second edition: BDI-II-PERSIAN
    Habibollah Ghassemzadeh
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Depress Anxiety 21:185-92. 2005
    ..These data support the reliability and concurrent validity of the BDI-II-Persian as a measure of depressive symptoms in nonclinical samples...
  58. ncbi The autism-spectrum quotient (AQ): evidence from Asperger syndrome/high-functioning autism, males and females, scientists and mathematicians
    S Baron-Cohen
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Autism Dev Disord 31:5-17. 2001
    ..Its potential for screening for autism spectrum conditions in adults of normal intelligence remains to be fully explored...
  59. ncbi The KIDSCREEN-27 quality of life measure for children and adolescents: psychometric results from a cross-cultural survey in 13 European countries
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    School of Public Health, WHO Collaborating Center for Child and Adolescent Health Promotion, University of Bielefeld, PB 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Qual Life Res 16:1347-56. 2007
    ..To assess the construct and criterion validity of the KIDSCREEN-27 health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire, a shorter version of the KIDSCREEN-52...
  60. doi Structure and measurement properties of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care instrument
    Cristian Gugiu
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 5237, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:509-16. 2010
    ....
  61. doi The Dermatology Life Quality Index 1994-2007: a comprehensive review of validation data and clinical results
    M K A Basra
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, U K
    Br J Dermatol 159:997-1035. 2008
    ..The Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) is one of the most widely used dermatology-specific quality of life instruments. Over the last 5 years there has been great interest in its use...
  62. ncbi Rasch analysis of the quality of life and vision function questionnaire
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    Department of Ophthalmology, NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 86:E836-44. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of this questionnaire using Rasch analysis in a cataract population...
  63. pmc Predictive validity of a medication adherence measure in an outpatient setting
    Donald E Morisky
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:348-54. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule: revised algorithms for improved diagnostic validity
    Katherine Gotham
    University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2054, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:613-27. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi Interpretation of changes in health-related quality of life: the remarkable universality of half a standard deviation
    Geoffrey R Norman
    Program for Educational Research and Development, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Med Care 41:582-92. 2003
    ..A number of studies have computed the minimally important difference (MID) for health-related quality of life instruments...
  66. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep measure
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Sleep Med 6:41-4. 2005
    ..A 12-item self-report sleep measure, the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep measure, was developed and evaluated previously in a sample of 3445 individuals with chronic illness...
  67. ncbi Evidence for reliability, validity and usefulness of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV)
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 6:481-93. 1997
    ..The interpretation of scores is facilitated by an explanation in terms meaningful to the intended audience. Research is needed to compare the MOS-HIV to other strategies for HRQoL assessment in early HIV disease...
  68. ncbi A new rating scale for adult resilience: what are the central protective resources behind healthy adjustment?
    Oddgeir Friborg
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 12:65-76. 2003
    ..The RSA-scale might be used as a valid and reliable measurement in health and clinical psychology to assess the presence of protective factors important to regain and maintain mental health...
  69. doi The development and testing of the nursing teamwork survey
    Beatrice J Kalisch
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Nurs Res 59:42-50. 2010
    ..There is a lack of an acceptable, reliable, and valid survey instruments to differentiate levels of nursing teamwork on inpatient units in acute care facilities...
  70. pmc Medical students' and facilitators' experiences of an Early Professional Contact course: active and motivated students, strained facilitators
    Bernhard von Below
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, PO Box 454, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 8:56. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and analyse students' and clinical facilitators' experiences of the Early Professional Contact course and to illuminate facilitators' working conditions...
  71. ncbi Cross-modal integration of auditory and visual motion signals
    G F Meyer
    MacKay Institute of Communication and Neuroscience, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Neuroreport 12:2557-60. 2001
    ..We also show that visual motion detection thresholds are higher for consistent auditory motion than for inconsistent motion, provided the stimuli move at the same speed and are co-localised...
  72. ncbi Structure of anxiety symptoms among children: a confirmatory factor-analytic study
    S H Spence
    Department of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 106:280-97. 1997
    ..The findings were replicated with Cohort 2 and were equivalent across genders...
  73. ncbi Psychometric analysis and refinement of the Connor-davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC): Validation of a 10-item measure of resilience
    Laura Campbell-Sills
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:1019-28. 2007
    ..Overall, the 10-item CD-RISC displays excellent psychometric properties and allows for efficient measurement of resilience...
  74. ncbi The Autism Spectrum Quotient: Children's Version (AQ-Child)
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1230-40. 2008
    ..Factor analysis provided support for four of the five AQ-Child design subscales. Future studies should evaluate how the AQ-C performs in population screening...
  75. ncbi The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory: development and validation of a short version
    Edna B Foa
    Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 600N, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Psychol Assess 14:485-96. 2002
    ..Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analyses demonstrated the usefulness of the OCI-R as a diagnostic tool for screening patients with OCD, utilizing empirically derived cutscores...
  76. pmc Validation of a Farsi version of the early childhood oral health impact scale (F-ECOHIS)
    Seyed Ebrahim Jabarifar
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Oral Health 10:4. 2010
    ..This study aimed to translate the ECOHIS into Farsi and test its psychometric properties for use on 2- to 5-year-old children of Farsi speaking Iranian families...
  77. doi Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 generic core scales
    Yuantao Hao
    School of Public Health, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Qual Life Res 19:1229-33. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL 4.0) generic core scales...
  78. doi Reliability and validity of the finnish version of the neck disability index and the modified neck pain and disability scale
    Petri Salo
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Central Finland Health Care District, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:552-6. 2010
    ..Translation and psychometric testing...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of empathy among Korean medical students: a cross-sectional study using the Korean Version of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy
    Myoung Sun Roh
    Department of Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Teach Learn Med 22:167-71. 2010
    ..Empathy is an essential element of physician professionalism. Thus, proper evaluation and education of empathy in medical students is important for medical education...
  80. pmc Validation of the Arabic version of the Cohen Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) among pregnant and postpartum women
    Monique Chaaya
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    BMC Psychiatry 10:111. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the validity of the Arabic translation of the Cohen Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) in pregnant and postpartum women...
  81. pmc Three versions of Perceived Stress Scale: validation in a sample of Chinese cardiac patients who smoke
    Doris Yp Leung
    School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 10:513. 2010
    ....
  82. doi Poor haptic orientation discrimination in nonsighted children may reflect disruption of cross-sensory calibration
    Monica Gori
    Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Morego 30, 16163 Genoa, Italy
    Curr Biol 20:223-5. 2010
    ..One child with a late-acquired visual impairment stood out with excellent orientation discrimination. The results provide strong support for our crossmodal calibration hypothesis...
  83. ncbi Development and psychometric testing of Korean language versions of 4 neck pain and disability questionnaires
    Haejung Lee
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1841-5. 2006
    ..Cohort study...
  84. doi Establishing the psychometric qualities of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis in a trauma survivor sample
    Ozlem Karairmak
    Kocaeli University School of Education Counseling Program, Republic of Turkey
    Psychiatry Res 179:350-6. 2010
    ..The Turkish version of the scale obtained a Cronbach alpha coefficient of 0.92. The results showed that the Turkish version of the CD-RISC is a valid and reliable measure of resilience...
  85. ncbi The Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy: preliminary psychometrics and group comparisons in Italian physicians
    Mariangela Di Lillo
    Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Acad Med 84:1198-202. 2009
    To examine the psychometrics of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy (JSPE) among a sample of Italian physicians.
  86. doi Validation of the Spanish version of the Neck Disability Index
    Juan Alfonso Andrade Ortega
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Complejo Hospitalario de Jaen, Jaen, Spain
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E114-8. 2010
    ..Observational prospective study...
  87. pmc Multilevel psychometric properties of the AHRQ hospital survey on patient safety culture
    Joann S Sorra
    Westat, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:199. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the multilevel psychometric properties of the survey...
  88. ncbi Assessment of symptoms of DSM-IV anxiety and depression in children: a revised child anxiety and depression scale
    B F Chorpita
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Behav Res Ther 38:835-55. 2000
    ..The revised factor structure and definitions were further supported by the reliability and validity analyses. Some implications for assessment of childhood anxiety and depressive disorders are discussed...
  89. pmc Salutogenesis
    Bengt Lindstrom
    Nordic School of Public Health, PO Box 12133, S 40242 Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:440-2. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it could contribute to the solution of some of the most urgent public health problems of our time such as the question of mental health promotion. Finally, it could create a solid theoretical framework for health promotion...
  90. ncbi The 16-Item Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (QIDS), clinician rating (QIDS-C), and self-report (QIDS-SR): a psychometric evaluation in patients with chronic major depression
    A John Rush
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9086, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:573-83. 2003
    ..The QIDS-SR(16) has highly acceptable psychometric properties, which supports the usefulness of this brief rating of depressive symptom severity in both clinical and research settings...
  91. ncbi Understanding cross-national differences in depression prevalence
    G E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Psychol Med 32:585-94. 2002
    ..BACKGROUND. Previous epidemiological studies indicate large cross-national differences in prevalence of depression...
  92. pmc Health-related quality of life among older adults with arthritis
    Kelli L Dominick
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Durham Department of Veterans Administration Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:5. 2004
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a key outcome in arthritis, but few population-based studies have examined the relationship of specific arthritic conditions, such as osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with HRQOL...
  93. doi A longitudinal evaluation of health-related quality of life of patients with Parkinson's disease
    Martine Visser
    Department of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Value Health 12:392-6. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify domains at baseline that predict change in HRQoL, and to evaluate the relation between change in HRQoL and change in particular domains of PD...
  94. doi Summed score of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 was a reliable and valid method for depression screening in chronically ill elderly patients
    Femke Lamers
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:679-87. 2008
    ....
  95. ncbi Screening for anxiety and depression in community mental health: the beck anxiety and depression inventories
    Shaun M Eack
    School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Community Ment Health J 44:465-74. 2008
    ..Deploying these instruments as initial screens in a tiered diagnostic system may improve diagnostic accuracy in community settings...
  96. ncbi Suicidal ideation and attempts among psychiatric patients with major depressive disorder
    T Petteri Sokero
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1094-100. 2003
    ..Few studies have investigated risk factors for suicidal ideation and attempts, or possible variations in them, among representative samples of psychiatric patients with major depressive disorder...
  97. pmc International versions of the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS)
    Lothar A J Heinemann
    ZEG Center for Epidemiology and Health Research Berlin, Invalidenstr, 115, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:28. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the current state of the instrument particularly concerning versions of the scale in different languages...
  98. ncbi Subscales measuring symptoms of non-specific depression, anhedonia, and anxiety in the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
    Alan Tuohy
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:153-69. 2008
    ....
  99. doi Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in youth
    Belinda Bruwer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town 7505, South Africa
    Compr Psychiatry 49:195-201. 2008
    ..The psychometric properties of the MSPSS have been demonstrated in diverse samples, although its reproducibility in the South African youth has not yet been investigated...
  100. pmc Satisfaction of patients hospitalised in psychiatric hospitals: a randomised comparison of two psychiatric-specific and one generic satisfaction questionnaires
    Isabelle Peytremann-Bridevaux
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 Bugnon, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:108. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare two psychiatric-specific and one generic questionnaires assessing patients' satisfaction after a hospitalisation in a psychiatric hospital...
  101. doi Assessing autistic traits: cross-cultural validation of the social responsiveness scale (SRS)
    Sven Bolte
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt M, Germany
    Autism Res 1:354-63. 2008
    ..However, some discrepancies regarding SRS normative and clinical raw score distributions, reliability and validity findings are critically discussed...

Research Grants76

  1. Diagnostic Logic and Adaptive Assessment for Psychiatry
    GEOFFREY OTT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..assessment interviews, developed with prior SBIR support from NIMH, and includes functions to support remote psychometrics for the training and monitoring of interviewers...
  2. Health-Seeking Behaviors among Men with Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse Hist
    Pamela Valera; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Structured training activities involve coursework in methodology, psychometrics/scale development, biostatistics, epidemiology, bioethics, advanced data analysis, and correctional health ..
  3. PROMIS Validation in Prospective Population-based Prostate Cancer Research Study
    Bryce B Reeve; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The multi-disciplinary team has extensive experience in psychometrics and prostate cancer care and research...
  4. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Mazzeo to combine her previous experience in eating disorders research, and her strong background in psychometrics,with skills in genetics, epidemiology, and biostatistics...
  5. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mazzeo to combine her previous experience in eating disorders research, and her strong background in psychometrics,with skills in genetics, epidemiology, and biostatistics...
  6. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Mazzeo to combine her previous experience in eating disorders research, and her strong background in psychometrics,with skills in genetics, epidemiology, and biostatistics...
  7. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Mazzeo to combine her previous experience in eating disorders research, and her strong background in psychometrics,with skills in genetics, epidemiology, and biostatistics...
  8. PAIN MEASUREMENT IN BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
    Mark Schubert; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..propose to develop competing multidimensional pain measurement methods derived from psychophysics and psychometrics and to compare these methods with their existing unidimensional method as well as with one another...
  9. PAIN MEASUREMENT IN BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
    C Chapman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..propose to develop competing multidimensional pain measurement methods derived from psychophysics and psychometrics and to compare these methods with their existing unidimensional method as well as with one another...
  10. RUPP-PI at Duke
    Karen Wells; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We specifically highlight our capability in research design, trials management, psychometrics, family and individual CBT, psychopharmacology, and, most importantly, our ability to work collaboratively on ..
  11. RUPP-PI at Duke
    Karen Wells; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We specifically highlight our capability in research design, trials management, psychometrics, family and individual CBT, psychopharmacology, and, most importantly, our ability to work collaboratively on ..
  12. RUPP-PI at Duke
    Karen Wells; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We specifically highlight our capability in research design, trials management, psychometrics, family and individual CBT, psychopharmacology, and, most importantly, our ability to work collaboratively on ..
  13. RUPP-PI at Duke
    Karen Wells; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We specifically highlight our capability in research design, trials management, psychometrics, family and individual CBT, psychopharmacology, and, most importantly, our ability to work collaboratively on ..
  14. RUPP-PI at Duke
    Karen Wells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We specifically highlight our capability in research design, trials management, psychometrics, family and individual CBT, psychopharmacology, and, most importantly, our ability to work collaboratively on ..
  15. Social Cognition and Functioning in Schizophrenia
    Michael F Green; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..scientific experts in experimental psychopathology, social neuroscience, clinical trial methodology, and psychometrics from UCLA, Columbia University, and University of North Carolina...
  16. Diagnostic Logic and Adaptive Assessment for Psychiatry
    GEOFFREY OTT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..are currently being implemented and tested with additional NIMH support, as are functions to support remote psychometrics for the training and monitoring of interviewers...
  17. Assessment Tool for Children's Impairments in Spontaneo*
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will integrate knowledge from developmental psycholinguistics, speech pathology, and psychometrics to design an instrument that moves beyond traditional measures of language ability to assess processes that ..
  18. Assessment Tool for Children's Impairments in Spontaneo*
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will integrate knowledge from developmental psycholinguistics, speech pathology, and psychometrics to design an instrument that moves beyond traditional measures of language ability to assess processes that ..
  19. Assessment Tool for Children's Impairments in Spontaneo*
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will integrate knowledge from developmental psycholinguistics, speech pathology, and psychometrics to design an instrument that moves beyond traditional measures of language ability to assess processes that ..
  20. Caregiver Mental Health and Child Physical Health in HIV-Affected Families
    SARAH SUTHERLIN MCIVOR MURRAY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to develop the competencies in longitudinal data analysis, mixed models, causal inference, and psychometrics necessary for addressing epidemiologic questions in a complex, HIV-endemic environment;and, (3) to disseminate ..
  21. Cognitive Impairment in the ICU: Evaluation and Outcomes
    E Ely; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..development plan includes advanced training in geriatric cognitive assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics, psychometrics and research methodology through clinical training, course work, and independent reading...
  22. Cognitive Impairment in the ICU: Evaluation and Outcomes
    E Ely; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..development plan includes advanced training in geriatric cognitive assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics, psychometrics and research methodology through clinical training, course work, and independent reading...
  23. Cognitive Impairment in the ICU: Evaluation and Outcomes
    E Ely; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..development plan includes advanced training in geriatric cognitive assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics, psychometrics and research methodology through clinical training, course work, and independent reading...
  24. Cognitive Impairment in the ICU: Evaluation and Outcomes
    E Ely; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..development plan includes advanced training in geriatric cognitive assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics, psychometrics and research methodology through clinical training, course work, and independent reading...
  25. Cognitive Impairment in the ICU: Evaluation and Outcomes
    E Ely; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..development plan includes advanced training in geriatric cognitive assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics, psychometrics and research methodology through clinical training, course work, and independent reading...
  26. HEALTH STATUS MEASURE FOR PATIENTS WITH SKIN DISEASE
    Mary Margaret Chren; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Capitalizing on institutional strengths in outcomes assessment, psychometrics, and investigative dermatology, this application also presents a career development path which parallels the ..
  27. Promoting Use of Effective Early Intervention Programs
    Jan Wallander; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These will be described in detail on Psychometrics' website to facilitate selection of the most appropriate program for a given need...
  28. Novel Imaging Biomarkers for Treatment Evaluation in Neurodegenerative Disorders
    Paul A Yushkevich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that can likely increase the power of treatment effect detection by an order of magnitude over traditional psychometrics. Our project will build on this finding by developing novel biomarkers that examine hippocampal anatomy with ..
  29. Multi-center Studies of Pediatric CSF Shunt Infections
    TAMARA DANIELLE SIMON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..skills In study design, analysis, and interpretation of results, 3) learn how to measure quality of life and psychometrics to assess long-term outcomes for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, 4) learn neurobiology ..
  30. Multi-center Studies of Pediatric CSF Shunt Infections
    Tamara Simon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..skills In study design, analysis, and interpretation of results, 3) learn how to measure quality of life and psychometrics to assess long-term outcomes for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, 4) learn neurobiology ..
  31. Emotional-behavior disorders in South African children affected by AIDS
    Carla Sharp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..combined with the interdisciplinary strengths of the assembled research team (developmental psychopathology, psychometrics, qualitative and quantitative research in the South African context, cross- cultural psychiatry and medical ..
  32. Diagnostic Logic and Adaptive Assessment for Psychiatry
    GEOFFREY OTT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..assessment interviews, developed with prior SBIR support from NIMH, and includes functions to support remote psychometrics for the training and monitoring of interviewers...
  33. Deaf People and Healthcare
    Steven Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..focused on skills development in mixed quantitative and qualitative research methods, advanced ASL, and psychometrics, including issues related to translation and adaptation of English language tools for use with non-English ..
  34. Deaf People and Healthcare
    Steven Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..focused on skills development in mixed quantitative and qualitative research methods, advanced ASL, and psychometrics, including issues related to translation and adaptation of English language tools for use with non-English ..
  35. Deaf People and Healthcare
    Steven Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..focused on skills development in mixed quantitative and qualitative research methods, advanced ASL, and psychometrics, including issues related to translation and adaptation of English language tools for use with non-English ..
  36. MINOR DEPRESSION--PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT IN PRIMARY CARE
    Charlotte Brown; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The career development plans include training in psychiatric and medical epidemiology, psychometrics, health economics, and biostatistics...
  37. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY AS NEURAL CONTROL PROCESSES
    DON TUCKER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the subject's self-evaluative semantic processes that are shown only indirectly by conventional self- report psychometrics. Analysis of social desirability measures may clarify whether depression operates at the primitive, automatic ..
  38. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY AS NEURAL CONTROL PROCESSES
    DON TUCKER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..the subject's self-evaluative semantic processes that are shown only indirectly by conventional self- report psychometrics. Analysis of social desirability measures may clarify whether depression operates at the primitive, automatic ..
  39. SLEEP APNEA, BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT & ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    CAROLYN HOCH; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..background and promote her skills in clinical sleep research, polysomnography, neuropsychologic testing, and psychometrics. Her independent investigative development will be accomplished by the following activities: 1) implementation ..
  40. PROJECT 4 - HEALTH LITERACY AND CANCER PREVENTION;DO PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY
    KATHLEEN MICHELE MAZOR; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Item development will be iterative, with items generated and reviewed by a team of experts in psychometrics, physician-patient communication, health communication, language comprehension and cancer...
  41. Diabetes Self-Management Measure Among Hispanics
    James Fain; Fiscal Year: 2004
    This two-phase study will adapt and evaluate the psychometrics of a culturally relevant measure of diabetes self-management measure for Hispanics with type 2 diabetes that will be used in future studies that test culturally sensitive ..
  42. The Effect of Treatment Motivation on Drug Use Treatment Success
    BRADLEY CONNER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Under the original proposal the study contained 3 phases: Study A examined the psychometrics of existing motivation measures using data collected in prior ISAP projects...
  43. RESEARCH ON A.A.: OPPORTUNITIES AND APPROACHES
    William Miller; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..of AA be designed? The invited speakers would bring backgrounds in psychology, medicine, history, theology, psychometrics, sociology, and anthropology, with a common focus on research...
  44. MEASURING SYMPTOM SELF-CARE IN 3 RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUPS
    Karen Aroian; Fiscal Year: 2000
    This two-phase study will develop and evaluate the psychometrics of a culturally relevant measure of symptom self-care and pilot data collection strategies that will be used in a larger study to investigate cultural differences and ..
  45. GERIATRIC DEPRESSION--APOLIPOPROTEIN E AND DEMENTIA RISK
    David Steffens; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, i will be taking classes in research methods and psychometrics that will help refine my skills in study design and data analysis. Research Project...
  46. TREATMENT MOTIVATION IN DRUG USERS
    Douglas Longshore; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This project consists of three complementary studies. Study A will explore the psychometrics of treatment motivation measures as a function of drug users' treatment careers and other characteristics...
  47. TREATMENT MOTIVATION IN DRUG USERS
    Douglas Longshore; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project consists of three complementary studies. Study A will explore the psychometrics of treatment motivation measures as a function of drug users' treatment careers and other characteristics...
  48. TREATMENT MOTIVATION IN DRUG USERS
    Douglas Longshore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project consists of three complementary studies. Study A will explore the psychometrics of treatment motivation measures as a function of drug users' treatment careers and other characteristics...
  49. GERIATRIC DEPRESSION--APOLIPOPROTEIN E AND DEMENTIA RISK
    David Steffens; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, i will be taking classes in research methods and psychometrics that will help refine my skills in study design and data analysis. Research Project...
  50. GERIATRIC DEPRESSION--APOLIPOPROTEIN E AND DEMENTIA RISK
    David Steffens; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, i will be taking classes in research methods and psychometrics that will help refine my skills in study design and data analysis. Research Project...
  51. TREATMENT MOTIVATION IN DRUG USERS
    M Anglin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project consists of three complementary studies. Study A will explore the psychometrics of treatment motivation measures as a function of drug users' treatment careers and other characteristics...
  52. Neurodevelopmental Impact of Congenital Heart Defects in Down Syndrome
    JEANNIE JIRACHAT VISOOTSAK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..My Career Development Plan combines didactic coursework, tutorials, and hands-on training in psychology and psychometrics, genetics, cardiology, biostatistics, and health organization management to support my Research Plan...
  53. TREATMENT MOTIVATION IN DRUG USERS
    Douglas Longshore; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This project consists of three complementary studies. Study A will explore the psychometrics of treatment motivation measures as a function of drug users' treatment careers and other characteristics...
  54. Neurodevelopmental Impact of Congenital Heart Defects in Down Syndrome
    Jeannie Visootsak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..My Career Development Plan combines didactic coursework, tutorials, and hands-on training in psychology and psychometrics, genetics, cardiology, biostatistics, and health organization management to support my Research Plan...
  55. Parenting regarding TV viewing and overweight in Latino preschool children
    DARCY ANN THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..will conduct a clinic based study of low-income Mexican-American mothers of preschoolers to evaluate the psychometrics of new instruments and determine associations among parental beliefs and mediation of TV viewing, child TV ..
  56. Parenting regarding TV viewing and overweight in Latino preschool children
    DARCY ANN THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will conduct a clinic based study of low-income Mexican-American mothers of preschoolers to evaluate the psychometrics of new instruments and determine associations among parental beliefs and mediation of TV viewing, child TV ..
  57. Parenting regarding TV viewing and overweight in Latino preschool children
    Darcy Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will conduct a clinic based study of low-income Mexican-American mothers of preschoolers to evaluate the psychometrics of new instruments and determine associations among parental beliefs and mediation of TV viewing, child TV ..
  58. Acute Care Management Skills: An Assessment Program for Graduate Physicians
    David Murray; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of a multi-disciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses, and experts in both aural rehabilitation and psychometrics. By the completion of ...
  59. MANAGING DIABETES MELLITUS IN A U.S. CHINESE POPULATION
    Sally Rankin; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..influence on the management of diabetes mellitus; and, 2) also during the R21: to translate, test, and develop psychometrics for measuring coping and appraisal in a U.S...
  60. Assessing Health Literacy Among Transition-Age Youth
    Laura Shone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Includes a new investigator and national leaders in health literacy and functional health skills measurement, psychometrics, adolescent health care transitions, and health services research...
  61. Acute Care Management Skills: An Assessment Program for Graduate Physicians
    David Murray; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of a multi-disciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses, and experts in both aural rehabilitation and psychometrics. By the completion of ...
  62. Measuring Quality of Life in Organ Transplant Patients
    Irene Feurer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..liver, heart, kidney, lung) transplant candidates and recipients presents several challenges relating to psychometrics and score interpretation...
  63. Inhalant Abuse and Dependence
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the different types of inhalants (solvents, aerosols, gases, and nitrites) and to quantitatively estimate the psychometrics of a general inhalants category of abuse and dependence diagnoses, preliminarily study separate diagnoses for ..
  64. UPR/CHA Exploratory EXPORT Center: Bridging Communities
    Glorisa Canino; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..to the study of service disparities among ethnic minority populations, and with expertise in epidemiology, psychometrics, clinical interventions, services research, systems intervention, statistics, anthropology, and economics...
  65. Screening Services in the Pediatric Emergency Department
    Jacqueline Grupp Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These skills will include advanced training in psychiatric assessment and psychometrics with particular attention on how these skill sets are applied in an ED setting...
  66. Inhalant Abuse and Dependence
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the different types of inhalants (solvents, aerosols, gases, and nitrites) and to quantitatively estimate the psychometrics of a general inhalants category of abuse and dependence diagnoses, preliminarily study separate diagnoses for ..
  67. Screening Services in the Pediatric Emergency Department
    Jacqueline Grupp Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These skills will include advanced training in psychiatric assessment and psychometrics with particular attention on how these skill sets are applied in an ED setting...
  68. PSYCHOMETRIC ADVANCES FOR ALCOHOL & DEPRESSION STUDIES
    Bengt Muthen; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The particular aims are to develop new psychometrics and determine their applicability in alcohol and depression studies applied to large-scale national samples, ..
  69. UPR/CHA Exploratory EXPORT Center: Bridging Communities
    Glorisa Canino; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to the study of service disparities among ethnic minority populations, and with expertise in epidemiology, psychometrics, clinical interventions, services research, systems intervention, statistics, anthropology, and economics...
  70. Inhalant Abuse and Dependence
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the different types of inhalants (solvents, aerosols, gases, and nitrites) and to quantitatively estimate the psychometrics of a general inhalants category of abuse and dependence diagnoses, preliminarily study separate diagnoses for ..
  71. Screening Services in the Pediatric Emergency Department
    Jacqueline Grupp Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These skills will include advanced training in psychiatric assessment and psychometrics with particular attention on how these skill sets are applied in an ED setting...
  72. UPR/CHA Exploratory EXPORT Center: Bridging Communities
    Glorisa Canino; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..to the study of service disparities among ethnic minority populations, and with expertise in epidemiology, psychometrics, clinical interventions, services research, systems intervention, statistics, anthropology, and economics...
  73. Measuring Quality of Life in Organ Transplant Patients
    Irene Feurer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..liver, heart, kidney, lung) transplant candidates and recipients presents several challenges relating to psychometrics and score interpretation...
  74. PSYCHOMETRIC ADVANCES FOR ALCOHOL & DEPRESSION STUDIES
    Bengt Muthen; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The particular aims are to develop new psychometrics and determine their applicability in alcohol and depression studies applied to large-scale national samples, ..