Genomes and Genes
Summary: Standardized tests designed to measure abilities, as in intelligence, aptitude, and achievement tests, or to evaluate personality traits.
Publications241 found, 100 shown here
- Cognitive processing, memory, and the development of PTSD symptoms: two experimental analogue studiesSarah L Halligan
Department of Psychology, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AL, UK S L
J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 33:73-89. 2002..The results indicated that data-driven processing is associated with the development of PTSD-like memories and analogue symptoms...
- Exploratory factor analysis and convergent validity of the Dundee Provocation InventoryLucy Alder
NHS Tayside, Scotland
J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:190-9. 2007..Conclusion The analysis suggests that the DPI is a suitable tool for assessing anger in people with ID. Further replication of the factor structure would be valuable...
- The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule: revised algorithms for improved diagnostic validityKatherine Gotham
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2054, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:613-27. 2007....
- Negative symptoms and poor insight as predictors of the similarity between client and therapist ratings of therapeutic alliance in cognitive behavior therapy for patients with schizophreniaPaul H Lysaker
Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 199:191-5. 2011..Higher overall therapist ratings were linked only to lower levels of disorganized symptoms among clients...
- Impact of depressive mood on relapse in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective 18-month follow-up studyChristian Mittermaier
Department of Medicine IV, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Psychosom Med 66:79-84. 2004..We examined the influence of depressive mood and associated anxiety on the course of IBD over a period of 18 months in a cohort of patients after an episode of active disease...
- Attentional bias in eating disordersRoz Shafran
Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, England, UK
Int J Eat Disord 40:369-80. 2007..To examine the relationship between eating disorders and attentional biases...
- Play and developmental outcomes in infant siblings of children with autismLisa Christensen
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1237 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 40:946-57. 2010..Group differences disappeared with the inclusion of verbal mental age. Play as an early indicator of autism and its relationship to the broader autism phenotype is discussed...
- Test-retest reliability of alcohol measures: is there a difference between internet-based assessment and traditional methods?Elizabeth T Miller
Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 16:56-63. 2002..This cost-efficient alternative has the advantage of minimizing data collection and entry errors while increasing survey accessibility...
- A survey of psychological test use patterns among forensic psychologistsRobert P Archer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA 23507 1972, USA
J Pers Assess 87:84-94. 2006..In this study, we sought to evaluate the psychological tests used in forensic assessments by members of the American Psychology-Law Society Division of the American ..
- Emotional intelligence in medical students: does it correlate with selection measures?Sandra E Carr
Department of Education Centre, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
Med Educ 43:1069-77. 2009..Emotional intelligence (EI) is reported to be a predictor of the interpersonal and communications skills medical schools are looking for in applicants...
- A review of the Resilience ScaleGail Wagnild
J Nurs Meas 17:105-13. 2009..The Resilience Scale has performed as a reliable and valid tool to measure resilience and has been used with a wide range of study populations...
- Assessing violence risk and psychopathy in juvenile and adult offenders: a survey of clinical practicesJodi L Viljoen
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Assessment 17:377-95. 2010..Juvenile risk reports were more likely than adult reports to routinely discuss treatment and protective factors, and provide recommendations to reevaluate risk. The implications of these findings are discussed...
- Reduced specificity of autobiographical memory: a mediator between rumination and ineffective social problem-solving in major depression?Filip Raes
Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
J Affect Disord 87:331-5. 2005..The present study investigated the role of reduced specificity of autobiographical memories as a mediator of this relationship...
- Performance of an abbreviated version of the Lubben Social Network Scale among three European community-dwelling older adult populationsJames Lubben
School of Social Work, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Gerontologist 46:503-13. 2006..There is a need for valid and reliable short scales that can be used to assess social networks and social supports and to screen for social isolation in older persons...
- Psychological characteristics of chronic depression: a longitudinal cohort studyJenneke E Wiersma
Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam
J Clin Psychiatry 72:288-94. 2011..This is the first study to simultaneously compare in large samples various psychological characteristics between chronically depressed and nonchronically depressed adults...
- A detailed profile of cognitive dysfunction and its relation to psychological distress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitusAugustina M A Brands
Department of Neurology, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:288-97. 2007..Contrary to our hypothesis, cognitive disturbances and psychological distress thus seem independent symptoms of the same disease...
- Comparison of trait and ability measures of emotional intelligence in medical studentsMichael T Brannick
Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Med Educ 43:1062-8. 2009..Items are scored by giving higher scores to greater self-assessments. We compared one of each type of test with the other for evidence of reliability, convergence and overlap with personality...
- Evaluation of select neurophysiological, clinical and psychological tests for burning mouth syndromeMagdalena Mendak-Ziółko
Department of Periodontology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 114:325-32. 2012..The objective of this study was to identify, among an array of potential risk factors for burning mouth syndrome (BMS), those that are potentially the most significant in the development of the disease...
- The childhood executive functioning inventory (CHEXI): a new rating instrument for parents and teachersLisa B Thorell
Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Dev Neuropsychol 33:536-52. 2008....
- Predicting violence in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorderAleksandar A Jovanović
Clinical Centre of Serbia, Institute of Psychiatry, Belgrade, Serbia
Vojnosanit Pregl 66:13-21. 2009..The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of clinical prediction of violence in combat veterans suffering from PTSD...
- Standardizing ADOS scores for a measure of severity in autism spectrum disordersKatherine Gotham
University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2054, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 39:693-705. 2009..This metric should be useful in comparing assessments across modules and time, and identifying trajectories of autism severity for clinical, genetic, and neurobiological research...
- Association of maternal and paternal IQ with offspring conduct, emotional, and attention problem scores. Transgenerational evidence from the 1958 British Birth Cohort StudyElise Whitley
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, England, UK
Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1032-8. 2011..However, little is known about the effect of parental IQ on the mental health outcomes of their children...
- Attentional bias to threat in social phobia: facilitated processing of threat or difficulty disengaging attention from threat?N Amir
Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
Behav Res Ther 41:1325-35. 2003..These results suggest that individuals with social phobia may have difficulty disengaging their attention from socially threatening material...
- Adaptive behavior of 4- through 8-year-old children with Williams syndromeC B Mervis
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Am J Ment Retard 106:82-93. 2001..The children earned similar overall standard scores on the Vineland and the Differential Ability Scales. Interrelations among adaptive behavior, cognitive abilities, and personality characteristics are discussed...
- Parent's reports predict their child's developmental problemsRaymond C Tervo
Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:601-11. 2005..25. Relevant symptoms differed by developmental domains and different groups of items predicted specific delays. Parent reports indicated quantifiable difficulties requiring detailed assessments...
- Prospective study of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression following traumaA Y Shalev
Department of Psychiatry, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Am J Psychiatry 155:630-7. 1998..The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the onset, overlap, and course of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression following traumatic events...
- Neurobehavioral outcomes of school-age children born extremely low birth weight or very preterm in the 1990sPeter Anderson
Royal Women s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
JAMA 289:3264-72. 2003..The outcome into school age of regional cohorts of children born in the 1990s with birth weights less than 1000 g (extremely low birth weight, ELBW) or earlier than 28 weeks' gestation (very preterm) is not known...
- Language-based cognitive functioning in parents of offspring with ADHD comorbid for Tourette syndrome or learning disabilitiesM B Casey
Department of Counseling and Developmental Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02192, USA
Dev Neuropsychol 17:85-110. 2000....
- Cognitive reactivity mediates the relationship between neuroticism and depressionThorsten Barnhofer
University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX37JX, United Kingdom
Behav Res Ther 48:275-81. 2010..These findings suggest potential targets for interventions to help preventing the occurrence, or recurrence of depression in those who due to their temperamental predisposition are at an increased risk...
- Nonequivalence of on-line and paper-and-pencil psychological tests: the case of the prospective memory questionnaireTom Buchanan
Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, England
Behav Res Methods 37:148-54. 2005There is growing evidence that Internet-mediated psychological tests can have satisfactory psychometric properties and can measure the same constructs as traditional versions. However, equivalence cannot be taken for granted...
- Measuring (shared) decision-making--a review of psychometric instrumentsDaniela Simon
University Medical Centre Freiburg, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Section of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research
Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:259-67. 2007..Although this review is not exhaustive, it presents a variety of available decision-making instruments. Yet, many of them still need to show their psychometric quality for other settings in further studies...
- Short-term and working memory in specific language impairmentLisa M D Archibald
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Durham, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:675-93. 2006....
- The Brief Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment: screening for social-emotional problems and delays in competenceMargaret J Briggs-Gowan
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, PO Box 208034, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 29:143-55. 2004..To examine the reliability and validity of the 42-item Brief Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (BITSEA), a screener for social-emotional/behavioral problems and delays in competence...
- Core information processing deficits in developmental dyscalculia and low numeracyTeresa Iuculano
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
Dev Sci 11:669-80. 2008..Low numeracy was related not to a poor grasp of exact numerosities, but to a poor understanding of symbolic numerals...
- Low dose aspirin and cognitive function in the women's health study cognitive cohortJae Hee Kang
Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
BMJ 334:987. 2007..To determine whether low dose aspirin protects women aged 65 or more against cognitive decline...
- Quality of life and immune activation in patients with HIV-infectionK Schroecksnadel
Department of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Brain Behav Immun 22:881-9. 2008..In HIV-infected patients, depressive mood and impaired QoL appear to be related to clinical parameters like immune activation, haemoglobin values and viral load...
- Maternal, not paternal, PTSD is related to increased risk for PTSD in offspring of Holocaust survivorsRachel Yehuda
Traumatic Stress Studies Division, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, OOMH, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, United States
J Psychiatr Res 42:1104-11. 2008..Two recent reports linking maternal PTSD and low offspring cortisol prompted us to examine the relative contributions of maternal vs. paternal PTSD in the prediction of PTSD and other psychiatric diagnoses in offspring...
- Improving metabolic control leads to better working memory in adults with type 2 diabetesChristopher M Ryan
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Diabetes Care 29:345-51. 2006....
- Screening for cognitive impairment and depression in ethnically diverse older populationsMary Ganguli
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:275-8. 2005..The context, costs, and objectives of screening a given population should be considered when selecting a screening instrument and a threshold on the scale, whether for clinical or research purposes...
- Long-term effect of diabetes and its treatment on cognitive functionAlan M Jacobson
N Engl J Med 356:1842-52. 2007..Long-standing concern about the effects of type 1 diabetes on cognitive ability has increased with the use of therapies designed to bring glucose levels close to the nondiabetic range and the attendant increased risk of severe hypoglycemia...
- Validation of the German version of the Cancer Fatigue Scale (CFS-D)M Kröz
Havelhöhe Research Institute FIH at the Community Hospital Havelhöhe, Berlin, Germany
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:33-41. 2008..94, retest reliability: r(rt) = 0.82. The convergence criteria correlate between r = 0.44-0.65 (all P < 0.001). The CFS-D is highly reliable and has construct validity in relation to other measures...
- The Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART) differentiates smokers and nonsmokersC W Lejuez
Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:26-33. 2003..Further, when considered in a logistic regression analysis, only the Sensation Seeking total score and the BART score contributed uniquely to the differentiation of smokers and nonsmokers...
- Substance abuse, pathological gambling, and impulsivenessN M Petry
Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, 06030 1517, Farmington, CT, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 63:29-38. 2001..These results provide further evidence of an association among substance abuse, pathological gambling, and impulsivity...
- Are patients with COPD psychologically distressed?E J Wagena
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centre, Hornerheide, Horn, The Netherlands
Eur Respir J 26:242-8. 2005....
- Parent distress in childhood cancer: a comparative evaluation of posttraumatic stress symptoms, depression and anxietyAnnika Lindahl Norberg
Department of Woman and Child Health, Childhood Cancer Research Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Oncol 47:267-274. 2008..Individual variation vis-à-vis distress vulnerability should be acknowledged, and presupposed gender differences avoided. When treatment situation asks the most of parents' collaboration, many are under pressure of severe stress...
- Goal-referenced selection of verbal action: modeling attentional control in the Stroop taskArdi Roelofs
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Psychol Rev 110:88-125. 2003..Three new experiments tested the account against alternative explanations. It is shown that WEAVER++ offers a more satisfactory account of the data than other models...
- Blood profiles, body fat and mood state in healthy subjects on different diets supplemented with Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acidsG Fontani
University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Eur J Clin Invest 35:499-507. 2005..The aim of the present study was to examine the variation of several physiological parameters in healthy subjects on different diets supplemented with Omega-3 fatty acids...
- Positivity effect in healthy aging in observational but not active feedback-learningChristian Bellebaum
Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 19:402-20. 2012..In accordance with previous findings, no bias was found for active learning. This pattern of results is discussed in terms of differences in the neural underpinnings of active and observational learning from performance feedback...
- Low-back pain assessment based on the Brief ICF Core Sets: diagnostic relevance of motor performance and psychological testsBirgit Paul
Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:452-60. 2008..As the latter two categories represent umbrella terms, the objective of this research was to identify those clinical tests that most expediently substantiate these two categories...
- Factor structure of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale in Hong Kong adolescentsStephanie W Lee
Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong
J Pers Assess 90:175-84. 2008..Hong Kong adolescents are influenced both by traditional concepts of mind-body holism and Western psychological models separating psychological and somatic symptoms...
- Development of an automatic response mode to improve the clinical utility of sequential risk-taking tasksTimothy J Pleskac
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:555-64. 2008....
- Protecting raw data and psychological tests from wrongful disclosure: a primer on the law and other persuasive strategiesPaul M Kaufmann
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 23:1130-59. 2009..S. Supreme Court in Detroit Edison v. NLRB (1979). Currently, federal courts and about 20 states protect psychological tests as a unique methodology, with some states enacting a psychologist nondisclosure privilege/duty to safeguard ..
- The efficacy of violence prediction: a meta-analytic comparison of nine risk assessment toolsMin Yang
School of Community Health Sciences, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, United Kingdom Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Psychol Bull 136:740-67. 2010..The moderate level of predictive accuracy of these tools suggests that they should not be used solely for some criminal justice decision making that requires a very high level of accuracy such as preventive detention...
- Priming involuntary autobiographical memoriesJohn H Mace
University of New Haven, CT 06516, USA
Memory 13:874-84. 2005..The possibility that priming plays a significant role in the daily production of involuntary memories is discussed...
- Psychometric properties of the OCI-R in a college sampleGreg Hajcak
Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Behav Res Ther 42:115-23. 2004..The results indicate that the OCI-R is a short, psychometrically sound self-report measure of obsessive-compulsive symptoms...
- Examination of the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale as a subjective quality-of-life measure in elderly Hong Kong ChineseEric Wong
Centre for Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Gerontologist 44:408-17. 2004..We examine the psychometric properties of the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale (PGMS) in an elderly Chinese population in Hong Kong...
- Effects of induced rumination and distraction on mood and overgeneral autobiographical memory in adolescent Major Depressive Disorder and controlsR J Park
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:996-1006. 2004..This study investigated the effects of induced rumination as compared to distraction on mood and categoric overgeneral memory in adolescents with first episode Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), and the specificity of any effects to MDD...
- Emotional avoidance: an experimental test of individual differences and response suppression using biological challengeM T Feldner
The University of Vermont, Department of Psychology, Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory, John Dewey Hall, Burlington 05405 0134, USA
Behav Res Ther 41:403-11. 2003..These findings are discussed in terms of the significance of emotional avoidance processes during physical stress, with implications for better understanding the nature of panic disorder...
- Selective attention to threat in the dot probe paradigm: differentiating vigilance and difficulty to disengageErnst H W Koster
Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Behav Res Ther 42:1183-92. 2004..It was found that the dot probe effects are at least partially due to disengagement effects. The implications of these results for the understanding of attentional bias in normal and anxious individuals are discussed...
- Developmental dyscalculia: a prospective six-year follow-upRuth S Shalev
Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Jerusalem 91031, Israel
Dev Med Child Neurol 47:121-5. 2005..05), lower IQ (p<0.01), inattention (p<0.01), and writing problems (p<0.01). Thus, DC is an enduring specific learning difficulty, persisting into late adolescence in almost half of affected individuals...
- Long-term effects of migraine on cognitive function: a population-based study of Danish twinsD Gaist
Danish Twin Register and Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
Neurology 64:600-7. 2005..To investigate the cognitive functioning of migraineurs vs nonmigraineurs in a large population-based sample of middle-aged twins where headache diagnoses were established by neurologists...
- Screening for depression in elderly primary care patients. A comparison of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale and the Geriatric Depression ScaleJ M Lyness
Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
Arch Intern Med 157:449-54. 1997..However, available findings from younger patients may not generalize to older persons, and existing studies of screening instruments in older patient samples have suffered substantial methodological limitations...
- The Yugoslavia Prospective Lead Study: contributions of prenatal and postnatal lead exposure to early intelligenceG A Wasserman
Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 22:811-8. 2000..Elevations in both prenatal and postnatal BPb were associated with small decrements in young children's intelligence...
- Development and validation of the Wisconsin Smoking Withdrawal ScaleS K Welsch
Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention and University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 7:354-61. 1999..The 7 scales predicted intratreatment smoking, chi2(7, N = 163) = 15.19, p = .034. Moreover, the questionnaire is sufficiently brief so that it can be used in both clinical and research contexts...
- A prospective investigation of the role of cognitive factors in persistent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after physical or sexual assaultE Dunmore
Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Behav Res Ther 39:1063-84. 2001..These findings support the cognitive model of PTSD proposed by Ehlers and Clark and suggest that effective treatment will need to address these cognitive factors...
- [The evaluation of diagnostic tests]C Carnero-Pardo
Rev Neurol 40:641-3. 2005
- A short-form measure of loneliness among second-generation migrantsF Neto
, Universidade do Porto, R. do Campo Alegre, 1055, 4150 Porto, Portugal
Psychol Rep 88:201-2. 2001..Analysis supported the validity and reliability of the scale with this sample of acculturating adolescents...
- Introduction to the special section on construct validity of psychological tests: 50 years after Cronbach and Meehl (1955)Milton E Strauss
Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7123, USA
Psychol Assess 17:395. 2005
- Perceived stress and coping resource availability as predictors of life satisfaction in young, middle-aged, and older adultsE Hamarat
Georgia State University, 30 Pryor Street, Suite 835, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083, USA
Exp Aging Res 27:181-96. 2001..By identifying age differences in variables associated with satisfaction with life, more effective efforts can be made to promote physical and psychological well-being in late adulthood...
- Psychological outcome and quality of life following liver transplantation: a prospective, national, single-center studyRonan E O'Carroll
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, UK
Liver Transpl 9:712-20. 2003..Severity of liver disease was not related to psychological outcome at 1 year. Good psychological outcome at 1 year was maintained at the 3-year follow-up...
- Clinical validation of an anxiety and depression screening test for intensive in-hospital rehabilitationL Vedana
IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri Servizio di Psicologia, Divisione di Recupero e Riabilitazione Funzionale, Divisione di Pneumologia, Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico di Tradate, Varese, Italy
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 58:101-6. 2002....
- Theory-of-mind, cognitive development, and children's interpretation of anxiety-related physical symptomsPeter Muris
Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Behav Res Ther 45:2121-32. 2007..e., emotional reasoning) was already prominent in 4-6-year-olds. The implications for physical symptom-based theories of childhood anxiety are briefly discussed...
- Measuring violence risk and outcomes among Mexican American adolescent femalesRichard C Cervantes
Behavioral Assessment, Inc, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
J Interpers Violence 21:24-41. 2006..Analysis indicates that the CTS2 scales and the PFAV demonstrate adequate reliability, whereas strong criterion validity was evidenced by eight of the CTS2 scales and the PFAV...
- Suggestibility and state anxiety: how the two concepts relate in a source identification paradigmAnne M Ridley
Department of Psychology, London South Bank University, UK
Memory 14:37-45. 2006..The implications of these findings are discussed, drawing on the literature on anxiety and cognition as well as suggestibility...
- Absent-mindedness: Lapses of conscious awareness and everyday cognitive failuresJames Allan Cheyne
Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Canada
Conscious Cogn 15:578-92. 2006....
- Psychometric evaluation of the Taiwanese version of the Kiddo-kINDL generic children's health-related quality of life instrumentPi Hsia Lee
College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Qual Life Res 17:603-11. 2008..The aim of this study is to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Taiwanese version of Kiddo-KINDL, a health-related quality of life questionnaire...
- Testing the structural and cross-cultural validity of the KIDSCREEN-27 quality of life questionnaireStephane Robitail
School of Medicine, Perceived Health Research Unit, Marseille, France
Qual Life Res 16:1335-45. 2007..The aim of this study is to assess the structural and cross-cultural validity of the KIDSCREEN-27 questionnaire...
- Experiences of traumatic events and associations with PTSD and depression development in urban health care-seeking womenJessica M Gill
National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, 10 CRC 2 1339, Bethesda, MD 20892 1506, USA
J Urban Health 85:693-706. 2008..In conclusion, PTSD was very prevalent in urban health care-seeking women. Assaultive violence was most predictive of PTSD development and also nonremittance...
- Inferential confusion in obsessive-compulsive disorder: the inferential confusion questionnaireFrederick Aardema
Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, 7331 Hochelaga, Montreal, Que, Canada H1N 3V2
Behav Res Ther 43:293-308. 2005..Further, scores on inferential confusion were particularly high in those with OCD and delusional disorder as compared to anxious and non-clinical controls...
- The Treatment Motivation Scales for forensic outpatient treatment (TMS-F): construction and psychometric evaluationKlaus H Drieschner
Forensic Psychiatric Center Oldenkotte, Netherlands
Assessment 15:224-41. 2008..The relative importance of the six determinants of the motivation to engage in the treatment and the generalizability of the results are discussed...
- The psychometric properties of the Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation ScaleDanny Duke
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
J Anxiety Disord 20:807-17. 2006..80). BFNE scores were significantly correlated in the expected directions with the BDI and the UCLA Loneliness Scale. Implications of these findings for clinical practice and future research are discussed...
- [Test for assessing levels of alcohol consumption in Bucaramanga, Colombia: design and validation]Oscar F Herrán
Escuela de Nutrición y Dietética, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia
Biomedica 28:25-37. 2008..Excessive alcohol intake can pose a serious problem in public health. The development of instruments to classify the consumers correctly is the first stage in the epidemiologic investigation...
- Assessing post-event processing after social situations: a measure based on the cognitive model for social phobiaLydia Fehm
Psychotherapy and Somatopsychology, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin
Anxiety Stress Coping 21:129-42. 2008..With regard to the factorial structure of the construct, our data suggest that a four-factorial model may be more appropriate than the one-dimensional structure proposed by Rachman and colleagues...
- The assessment of present-moment awareness and acceptance: the Philadelphia Mindfulness ScaleLeeann Cardaciotto
La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
Assessment 15:204-23. 2008..The awareness and acceptance subscales were not correlated, suggesting that these two constructs can be examined independently. Potential theoretical and applied uses of the measure are discussed...
- Attitudes toward computers: a new attitudinal dimensionLei Wang
Department of Psychology, Peking University, People s Republic of China
Cyberpsychol Behav 10:700-4. 2007..A total of 2,050 participants responded to the questionnaire. Confirmatory factor analysis suggests that attitudes toward computers are composed of three dimensions: sense of benefit, sense of dependence, and sense of harm...
- Hearing, communication and cognition in low-frequency noise from armoured vehiclesAnn Nakashima
Individual Readiness Section, Defence Research and Development Canada Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Noise Health 9:35-41. 2007..The mean response time in the pink noise background was also significantly higher than in quiet. Thus, the presence of noise, especially low-frequency noise, had a negative effect on reaction time...
- Effect of physical activity on menopausal symptoms among urban womenDeborah B Nelson
Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:50-8. 2008..To determine whether physical activity, measured by expended kilocalories per week (kcal.wk), decreases the risk of menopausal symptoms among African American and Caucasian women...
- Evaluating instruments for a study on children's responses to a painful procedure when parents are distraction coachesCharmaine Kleiber
College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 21:99-107. 2006..A forward regression showed that nurturing parenting style, parent's state anxiety, and child's state anxiety accounted for 32% of the variance in child distress during a recent medical procedure...
- Worry and rumination: differential associations with anxious and depressive symptoms and coping behaviorRyan Y Hong
Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5C2
Behav Res Ther 45:277-90. 2007..These results demonstrated not only the distinct features of worry and rumination on coping behavior, but also the different coping pathways by which they differentially impact on subsequent symptoms...
- Assessing cancer symptoms in adolescents with cancer using the Taiwanese version of the M. D. Anderson Symptom InventoryTsui Hwa Tseng
Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Cancer Nurs 31:E9-16. 2008..This study provides evidence that the MDASI-T is a reliable and valid instrument for measuring cancer-related symptoms in Taiwanese adolescents with cancer...
- Cognitive failures as predictors of driving errors, lapses, and violationsChristine M Wickens
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Ontario, Canada
Accid Anal Prev 40:1223-33. 2008..g., GPS, cellular phones, messaging systems), and for individuals diagnosed with attention and/or impulsivity problems...
- Equivalence of a measurement model of cognitive abilities in U.S. standardization and Australian neuroscience samplesStephen C Bowden
University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
Assessment 15:132-44. 2008..A pattern of strict metric invariance was observed across samples. These results provide evidence of the generality of the model underlying measurement of cognitive abilities...
- Assessing anxiety with the Child Behavior Checklist and the Teacher Report FormPhilip C Kendall
Temple University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19122, United States
J Anxiety Disord 21:1004-15. 2007..Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 32, 328-340] CBCL Anxiety subscale, the CBCL-A predicted comparably. Findings are discussed in terms of the CBCL-A and TRF-A as clinical tools...
- Development and psychometric evaluation of the Psychiatric In-patients Comfort Scale (PICS)João Luís Alves-Apóstolo
Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra, Area Científica de Investigação, Coimbra, Portugal
Enferm Clin 17:17-23. 2007..To develop and evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the Psychiatric In-patients Comfort Scale (PICS) in hospitalized psychiatric patients...
- Stigma scale revised: reliability and validity of a brief measure of stigma for HIV+ youthKathryn Wright
The Carmen and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
J Adolesc Health 40:96-8. 2007..The shortened questionnaire showed good internal consistency and validity, suggesting that a 10-item measure of stigma has promise for assessing this important construct in HIV+ youth...
- The self-report Drug Use Disorders Identification Test: Extended (DUDIT-E): reliability, validity, and motivational indexAnne H Berman
Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Subst Abuse Treat 32:357-69. 2007..Motivational index scores differentiated between three categories of heavy drug users; they did not differentiate between prisons and unit types, but this corresponded to unclear structural differentiation between units...
- Disease-related stress in parents of children who are overweight: relations with parental anxiety and childhood psychosocial functioningVanessa Ohleyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
J Child Health Care 11:132-42. 2007..Recommendations for use of the Pediatric Inventory for Parents in clinical settings and future research directions are discussed...
- The Driving Cognitions Questionnaire: development and preliminary psychometric propertiesAnke Ehlers
Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
J Anxiety Disord 21:493-509. 2007..It discriminated well between people with and without driving phobia. It also showed convergent validity with other measures. The questionnaire shows promise for use in research and clinical practice...
- The structure of worry: relations between positive/negative personality characteristics and the Penn State Worry QuestionnaireBunmi O Olatunji
Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, United States
J Anxiety Disord 21:540-53. 2007..These findings support the use of the PSWQ in research examining the nature of worry and highlight how positive and negative characteristics may have unique relations with worry in the context of trait anxiety...
- Testing the Biobehavioral Family Model in pediatric asthma: pathways of effectBeatrice L Wood
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Fam Process 47:21-40. 2008..The findings are consistent with the Biobehavioral Family Model, which suggests a psychobiologic influence of specific family relational processes on asthma disease severity by way of child depressive symptoms...
- Tinnitus and the prevalence of co-morbid psychological stressA A Adoga
Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology Unit, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Niger J Med 17:95-7. 2008..This study aims at determining the prevalence of depression and anxiety in tinnitus sufferers in our environment...
- Efficacy of Yoga for Treatment-Resistant PTSDBessel Van der Kolk; Fiscal Year: 2010..Both psychological and biological assessment measures will be used: 1) standard psychological tests for PTSD, 2) other psychiatric conditions, 3) measures of affect and mood regulation, 4) body awareness, 5) ..
- CLINICAL CENTER FOR MONITORING HEALTH IN WTC RESPONDERSIRIS G UDASIN; Fiscal Year: 2012..Workers will complete a self-administered battery of psychological tests designed to screen for psychiatric issues including posttraumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety ..
- Families created by assisted reproduction: parenting and child developmentSUSAN ESTHER GOLOMBOK; Fiscal Year: 2011..Data will be collected by standardized interviews, questionnaires, observational methods and psychological tests administered to mothers, fathers, children and teachers...
- MASS SPECTROMETRY ANALYSIS OF THE HUMAN CSF PROTEOMEDominic Desiderio; Fiscal Year: 2001..95% accuracy) by a psychological test (MMPI), and are readily excluded from this study. Our hypothesis focuses only on the idiopathic low back pain group, which has no known reason for their pain. ..
- TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PTSD SECONDARY TO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTSEdward Blanchard; Fiscal Year: 2000..subjects and wait list controls at post-treatment and follow-ups of 3 and 12 months using the CAPS, LIFE, and various psychological tests. Waiting list controls will receive the cognitive behavioral treatment after their reassessment.
- GENOTYPE/PHENOTYPE CORRELATIONS IN WILLIAMS SYNDROMECAROLYN MERVIS; Fiscal Year: 2009..The neurobehavioral phenotype will be characterized based on psychological tests designed to measure general intelligence, including strengths and weaknesses in particular aspects of ..
- FAS--NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF CHILDRENSARAH MATTSON; Fiscal Year: 2000..with FAS, or those who have been prenatally exposed to alcohol, have relied on traditional, fairly global, psychological tests. Recently, however, research has begun to focus on more specific neuropsychological and neuroanatomical ..
- SUBSTANCE USE AND THE TRANSITION FROM WELFARE TO WORKVictor Lidz; Fiscal Year: 2002..Subjects will be interviewed with a battery of psychosocial and psychological tests, including the Addiction Severity Index, following enrollment at two providers (Resources for Human ..
- METHYLPHENIDATE EFFECTS ON SYMPTOMS OF MBD IN ADULTSJeffrey Mattes; Fiscal Year: 1980..Patient selection will be based on questionnaire data and clinical interviews. Baseline psychological tests will attempt to identify predictors of drug response...
- OPIATES, IMMUNE FUNCTION, AND CONTROL OF HIV INFECTIONRob Roy MacGregor; Fiscal Year: 1991..Finally, patients will be given a battery of psychological tests to define their degrees of psychopathology...
- FACTORS PROTECTING MALES & FEMALES FROM EARLY PARENTHOODLAURIE ZABIN; Fiscal Year: 2001..Batteries of cognitive, behavioral and psychological tests administered to all subjects during the early years, extensive histories thereafter, and information on ..
- Psychological Tests and Assessment Online ResourceJan Wallander; Fiscal Year: 2005b>Psychological tests-whereby specific replicable procedures are applied to quantify behavior-are commonly used for the measurement of human behavior by numerous groups, such as in education, business and industry, legal system, hospitals ..
- EVALUATION OF EXERCISE CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAML Hartley; Fiscal Year: 1980..This information will assist in the conduct of future studies to determine the effectiveness of exercise rehabilitation programs and in the development of clinical exercise programs. ..
- TREATMENT OUTCOMES OF FLUOXETINE VS EMDR IN PTSDBessel Van der Kolk; Fiscal Year: 2002..assess treatment outcome with a multi-modal psychological and biological assessment battery: 1) standard psychological tests for PTSD (CAPS), 2) neuroendocrine function (cortisol), 3) psychophysiological response to traumatic ..
- Psychological Tests and Assessment Online ResourceTAMARA KUHN; Fiscal Year: 2009b>Psychological tests - whereby specific replicable procedures are applied to quantify behavior - are commonly used for the measurement of human behavior by numerous groups, such as in education, business and industry, legal system, ..
- IMAGING BRAIN MATURATION AND NEUROBEHAVIORAL CORRELATESELIZABETH SOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2003..imaging (sMRI), and to relate these brain changes to improving cognitive abilities assessed with cognitive psychological tests of learning and memory and functioning MRI (fMRI)...
- Cognitive Effects of Cancer ChemotherapyTim Ahles; Fiscal Year: 2005..5 years post-diagnosis and disease free were administered a battery of standardized neuropsychological and psychological tests. The results demonstrated that survivors who had been treated with systemic chemotherapy scored ..
- VULNERABILITY TO NARCOTIC ADDICTION-ETIOLOGIC ASPECTSDAVID NURCO; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- MULTISITE YOUNG AUTISM PROJECTOLE LOVAAS; Fiscal Year: 1999..A large number of normed psychological tests will assess intellectual, academic, social, emotional, and self help skills before, during, and after ..
- ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION PREVALENCE & PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTSPeter Lewinsohn; Fiscal Year: 1990..Data will be collected from several sources (self-report, psychological tests, diagnostic and other ratings, and behavioral observations) and the approach can be characterized as ..
- PROFILE: BLACK MALES AT RISK TO LOW LIFE EXPECTANCYRuth Dennis; Fiscal Year: 1980..A social survey questionnaire and battery of selected psychological tests will be administered and the results assessed in light of mortality and morbidity trends for young men of ..
- Emotional Mechanisms /Blood-Injection-Injury PhobiaOlubunmi Olatunji; Fiscal Year: 2004..This research will provide an important contribution to the understanding of the emotions that mediate BII phobia, thus potentially providing a foundation for incorporating effective treatment strategies. ..
- Domestic Violence Among Couples Seeking TherapyLorelei Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Social-Emotional Assessment of Child's School ReadinessSUSANNE DENHAM; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Genetics of Cognitive Decline Post Cancer ChemotherapyTim Ahles; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among LatinosSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment Issues In Smokers with SchizophreniaMarc Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..The plan will include important hands-on learning experiences, workshops, class work, attendance at national scientific conferences, and strong mentoring relationships. ..
- FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITYJANET DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Neural Correlates of Autobiographical MemoryDavid Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- C-CAPRELA: Cervical Cancer Prevention for LatinasSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008..developing effective interventions to reduce those disparities, and facilitating intervention delivery." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Stress and Marijuana Cue-Elicited Craving and ReactivityAimee McRae; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Course and risk factors for depression in late lifeHillary R Bogner; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P)Mark Espeland; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Augmented Treatment of Specific Phobias in ChildrenThomas H Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2010..It will provide valuable information about the disorder, its treatment, and the moderators of treatment outcome. This efficacy trial will lay the foundation for an effectiveness trial. ..
- Prevention of Weight Gain in Young AdultsMark Espeland; Fiscal Year: 2009..This approach shows promise for reducing weight gain and thereby improving long-term cardiovascular health. (End of Abstract) ..
- Adherence to Depression Treatment Among Older PatientsHillary Bogner; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project will set the stage for the development and implementation of interventions to improve depression treatment adherence among persons with co-existing CVD. ..
- Social Behavior of Young Children with Williams SyndromeBONITA KLEIN TASMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Perceptual and Decisional Processes in CategorizationW Maddox; Fiscal Year: 2006..Project 4 extends the studies in Project I - 3 to an explicit decision criterion task where observers adjust an observable decision criterion on each trial. These data are useful for testing learning models. ..
- THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURESRobert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Psychoneuroimmunology and Mind-Body InterventionsJanice Kiecolt Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Psychoneuroimmunology and Mind-Body MedicineJanice Kiecolt Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2005..Accordingly, a psychoneuroimmunology focus for these mechanistic studies will provide a way to clarify mechanisms while assessing clinical efficacy. ..
- Oral Health in People with Systemic SclerosisHon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College CampusesSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
- MEMORY, LANGUAGE, CULTUREDavid Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Volunteer Activities on Long-Term Care ResidentsHon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002..It is expected that findings will support the activity theory of aging and validate the beneficial effects of residents in LTC facilities participating in structured volunteer activities. ..
- International Conference on Outcomes MeasurementKendon Conrad; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, leaders in the area of health care policy will explore how these advances in measurement may change behavioral health care delivery, research, and policy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Plasma Markers of Dietry Intervention to Delay Cognitiv*JAE KANG; Fiscal Year: 2005..Importantly, results from the proposed grant will lay the groundwork for a future, large-scale comprehensive study to examine dietary interventions to delay cognitive function. ..
- Career Training in Marijuana DependenceAimee McRae; Fiscal Year: 2006..The primary outcome measure will be marijuana use as assessed by self-report and weekly urine drug screens. The results of this study will help guide future directions for research in the area of marijuana dependence. ..
- ONE-SESSION TREATMENT FOR SPECIFIC PHOBIAS IN CHILDRENThomas Ollendick; Fiscal Year: 2004..Effectiveness studies in "real-world" clinical settings (Hoagwood, Hibbs, Brent, and Jensen, 1995) await results of this more laboratory-based controlled trial. ..
- Atomoxetine Treatment for ADHD and Marijuana DependenceAimee McRae Clark; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project is designed to increase our knowledge of treatment options for patients with marijuana dependence, an area which has been under investigated. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Neural Substrates of the Development of Recognition MemorySimona Ghetti; Fiscal Year: 2008..Understanding the neural correlates of the development of various learning mechanisms is relevant to facilitating adaptive functioning in a wide range of domains. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Sustainable Change in Long-Term Positive AffectSonja Lyubomirsky; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HIV Among Rural Latino Gay Men and MSM in the SoutheastSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Study findings also will help shape new multilevel intervention approaches and strategies to reduce the disproportionate HIV/AIDS disease burden of Latino men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Intravenous Cocaine Discrimination in HumansChris Ellyn Johanson; Fiscal Year: 2004..If successful, this will be an efficient paradigm for examining the ability of compounds to attenuate the effects of cocaine in humans and may lead to a successful pharmacological treatment for cocaine abuse/dependence. ..
- Neural Effects of Mindfulness Training on AttentionAmishi Jha; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project has 2 potential long-term benefits: 1) Refinement of current techniques and therapies using MMT; 2) Introduction of MMT as a neuroenhancement tool that may improve the functioning of attention. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENTSUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- EARLY OTITIS AND LITERACY AND ATTENTION AT 9 TO 11 YEARSJACK PARADISE; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Scientific Meeting of ISRIFREDERICK MOELLER; Fiscal Year: 2005..Through all sessions, the planning committee will strive for a balance of attendance and participation from junior investigators, women, trainees, and underrepresented populations through travel awards for these groups. ..
- Psychopathology of Compulsive HoardingRandy Frost; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Family Therapy for Adolescent Bulimia NervosaDaniel le Grange; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments/Pathological GamblingNancy Petry; Fiscal Year: 2008..Patient characteristics that may be associated with outcomes will be evaluated, and a cost-effectiveness evaluation of the interventions also will be conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable]..