Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale


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Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

(WAIS): see psychological testspsychological test,
any of a variety of testing procedures for measuring psychological traits and behavior, or for studying some specialized aspect of ability. Several forms of testing have arisen from the need to understand personality and its relationship to psychological
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2013) sought to validate the NZART with a more representative sample, to again compare its performance to the NART and develop regression formulae for the NZART to predict Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (4th ed; WAIS-IV) IQ scores.
The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Third Edition (WAIS-III) was administered in full (14 subtests) and the option for the WAIS-III was based on its specific abilities concerning the intelligence construct.
Considering above mentioned literature review and importance to test intellectual level of psychiatric patients in clinical and research area the purpose of present research is to evaluate the difference of mean IQ scores of individual with schizophrenia with the IQ score of individuals with major depressive disorder o n Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale -Revised (1981) as it gives a comprehensive picture of global intelligence covering different aspects of intellectual capabilities.
The study evaluated 138 adults (aged 21-29 years) with sickle cell disease and 37 controls, using a variety of cognitive tests, including the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-III), the Wechsler Memory Scales (WMS-III), the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement, the Test of Everyday Attention (TEA), and the WAIS Processing Speed Index, which assesses attention and the ability to plan and coordinate visual information and motor activities.
NET = neurocognitive enhancement therapy, SD = standard deviation, WAIS = Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, WT = work therapy.
In the 1950s, the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - regarded as the godfather (or should that be godmother) of these kinds of tests, men generally did better than women.
Participants in the study were asked to perform the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) test after educational attainment was assessed through a questionnaire.