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Validity of quick short forms of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised with brain-damaged patients.
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PMID:  14588436     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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The validities of 41 short forms of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised that require 20 minutes or less to give were compared in a sample of 174 brain-damaged patients. Mean errors in predicting Full Scale IQs were computed for each subtest combination, and a short form efficiency index was calculated by correcting mean error for administration time. The three quick abbreviations proposed by Kaufman (1990) proved to be among the more efficient predictors of Full Scale IQ, but a number of other short forms also performed well. The data provide psychometric information for selecting a quick measure of IQ that fits the needs, preferences, and time constraints of the neuropsychologist.
Authors:
L C Ward; J J Ryan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0887-6177     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Clin Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-31     Completed Date:  2003-12-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9004255     Medline TA:  Arch Clin Neuropsychol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Psychology Service, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404, USA.
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