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psychometrics

[¦sī·kə¦me·triks]
(psychology)
The mathematical and statistical treatment of psychological data.
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This translation has established that APEC-U is a psychometrically valid instrument to evaluate the multi-faceted psycho-educational needs of carers of patients with mental illnesses.
The more amenable solution of incorporating both objective and subjective indicators again points to the need for psychometrically sound instruments assessing students' subjective perceptions.
Although there are no psychometrically validated assessment tools to distinguish real vs feigned hallucinations, several standardized tests, such as the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, can help tease out the truth.
At the same time, while the original Communalism Scale has been established as a psychometrically sound measure, Utsey et al.
The EORTC QLQ-C30 has been translated into Arabic and psychometrically validated in a large sample of Lebanese cancer patients [30].
The BAARS-IV was determined to be composed of internally consistent and psychometrically sound items.
The choice of these methods was driven by restricted availability of the OCD measures in Polish (as of today only Y-BOCS focused on diagnosis of OCD among adults have been psychometrically verified) and an attempt to compare research protocol with other language version already published [e.g., 12,13].
Finally, drawing on CFA findings related to the best-fitting 5-factor structure initially established for Group 2 and cross-validated for Group 3, we developed a rigorous and psychometrically sound shorter version of the STCS.
Thus, coping was not measured directly using psychometrically sound coping instruments; rather, coping changes were represented by indirect observations of decreases in anxiety or depression scales.
No psychometrically sound scale that can be applied to the general work context and/or that can operationalize both societal and interpersonal mattering exists in the literature.
"There is an important need for a psychometrically valid and interactive level 2 ASD screening test that is both easily learned and readily administered by clinicians in busy clinical settings and early-intervention programs," the authors wrote.
Chao-Tung Liang, Li-Pei Peng, Shu-Nung Yao and Chaoyun Liang focus on social enterprises, and propose and psychometrically test a novel Social Enterprise Performance Scale, which links the business activities to personality traits of social entrepreneurs, in addition to social and economic elements.