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Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale-Electronic Version: first examination of reliability, validity, and incremental utility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15814475     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale (BDS) is a clinical measure previously shown to be related to frontal lobe integrity, executive abilities, and functional independence. Electronic version of the scale (BDS-EV) was developed and its reliability and validity were examined. The BDS-EV, the original BDS, and a brief battery of traditional clinical tests were administered to 55 community-dwelling adults ages 18 to 68. The results yielded high internal consistency and provided support for convergent, discriminant, and incremental validity. Overall, the results demonstrate the feasibility of converting the BDS into an electronic instrument and support continued research and development of this instrument.
Authors:
Yana Suchy; Christina Derbidge; Christy Cope
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Clinical neuropsychologist     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1385-4046     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-07     Completed Date:  2005-05-20     Revised Date:  2007-06-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806548     Medline TA:  Clin Neuropsychol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4-26     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Utah, Department of Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0251, USA. yana.suchy@psych.utah.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Behavioral Symptoms / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Choice Behavior / physiology
Discrimination (Psychology)
Electronics / methods*
Female
Humans
Intelligence / physiology
Male
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests*
Problem Solving / physiology
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Psychometrics / methods*
Psychomotor Performance / physiology
Reproducibility of Results
Reversal Learning / physiology
Sensitivity and Specificity
Verbal Behavior / physiology
Weights and Measures
Word Association Tests

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