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Abbreviated form of the Wechsler Memory Scale-III Faces subtest.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12066828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A major criticism of the Wechsler Memory Scale-III Faces subtest is the number of items, which can be daunting and time-consuming for an impaired client or boring for a normal client. An analysis of several versions, with data from a sample of 50 clinical referrals, revealed that a 32-item subtest was best overall. Using this version, 100% (Faces I) and 94% (Faces II) of the predicted raw scores were less than 4 points away from the actual raw scores, whereas 66% (Faces I) and 70% (Faces II) were less than 2 points away. Limitations of this procedure are discussed.
Authors:
Judith Migoya; Sarah W Zimmerman; Charles J Golden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Assessment     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1073-1911     ISO Abbreviation:  Assessment     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-17     Completed Date:  2003-02-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431219     Medline TA:  Assessment     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  142-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Nova Southeastern University.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Cognition Disorders / diagnosis*
Humans
Memory Disorders / diagnosis*
Middle Aged
Psychometrics
Regression Analysis
Reproducibility of Results
Wechsler Scales*

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