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WAIS IV WMS IV and ACS

WAIS IV  WMS IV  and ACS
  • Author : James A. Holdnack
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 June 2013
  • ISBN : 0123869536
  • Pages : 622 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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This book provides users of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV) with information on applying the WAIS-IV, including additional indexes and information regarding use in special populations for advanced clinical use and interpretation. The book offers sophisticated users of the WAIS-IV and Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-IV) guidelines on how to enhance the clinical applicability of these tests. The first section of the book provides an overview of the WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and new Advanced Clinical Solutions for Use with the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV (ACS). In this section, examiners will learn: Normal versus atypical score variability Low-score prevalence in healthy adults versus clinical populations Assessing whether poor performance reflects a decline in function or is the result of suboptimal effort New social cognition measures found in the ACS are also presented. The second part focuses on applying the topics in the first section to specific clinical conditions, including recommended protocols for specific clientele (e.g. using demographically adjusted norms when evaluating individuals with brain injury). Common clinical conditions are discussed, including Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury, and more. Each chapter provides case examples applying all three test batteries and using report examples as they are obtained from the scoring assistant. Finally, the use of the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV and the ACS in forensic settings is presented. Coverage of administration and scoring of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and ACS Information contained on the use of WAIS-IV with special populations Case studies in each chapter Written by the creators of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and ACS


WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS

WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS
  • Author : James A. Holdnack,Lisa Drozdick,Lawrence G. Weiss,Grant L. Iverson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 June 2013
GET THIS BOOKWAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS

This book provides users of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV) with information on applying the WAIS-IV, including additional indexes and information regarding use in special populations for advanced clinical use and interpretation. The book offers sophisticated users of the WAIS-IV and Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-IV) guidelines on how to enhance the clinical applicability of these tests. The first section of the book provides an overview of the WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and new Advanced Clinical Solutions for Use with the WAIS-IV/



WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS

WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS
  • Author : James A. Holdnack
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKWAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS

The most recent editions of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and the Wechsler Memory Scale published in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Near the end of 2009, a new product called The Advanced Clinical Solutions for Use with the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV (ACS) published. The new product expands the construct coverage of the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV and provides additional procedures that improve the clinical utility of those instruments. This book provides WAIS-IV users with information on applying the WAIS-IV including additional indexes and information regarding the


WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation

WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation
  • Author : Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,Diane Coalson,Susan Engi Raiford
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 June 2010
GET THIS BOOKWAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation

Published in August of 2008, WAIS–IV is the most widely used intelligence test for adults in the world. Substantive changes were made to the WAIS-IV from the WAIS-III leaving clinicians with questions as to how to use and interpret the measure effectively. Written by the creators of the new test, this book serves as the ultimate insider's guide to the new test, providing users with the kind of access to norms and data that would be unavailable to any subsequent


WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation
  • Author : Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,James A. Holdnack,Aurelio Prifitera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 January 2019
GET THIS BOOKWISC-V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC-V: Clinical Use and Interpretation, Second Edition provides practical information for clinicians on the selection of subtest measures, along with their proper administration and interpretation. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors and primary index scores for characterizing the child’s strengths and weaknesses. Classroom indicators of low scores on each of these abilities are identified, with suggested interventions, accommodations and instructional strategies for low scorers. Coverage includes ethnic differences for the Full Scale IQ and


WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation
  • Author : Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,James A. Holdnack,Aurelio Prifitera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKWISC-V Assessment and Interpretation

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale is the most widely used intelligence test for children worldwide. WISC-V introduces new subtests, composite scores, process scores, error scores, and scaled scores as a more complex and accurate means of assessing cognitive abilities. WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation provides practical information for clinicians on selection of subtest measures, administration, and interpretation. New subtests are described along with tips for accurate administration and scoring. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors, and primary


Malingering, Feigning, and Response Bias in Psychiatric/ Psychological Injury

Malingering, Feigning, and Response Bias in Psychiatric/ Psychological Injury
  • Author : Gerald Young
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKMalingering, Feigning, and Response Bias in Psychiatric/ Psychological Injury

This book is a comprehensive analysis of the definitions, concepts, and recent research on malingering, feigning, and other response biases in psychological injury/ forensic disability populations. It presents a new model of malingering and related biases, and develops a “diagnostic” system based on it that is applicable to PTSD, chronic pain, and TBI. Included are suggestions for effective practice and future research based on the literature reviews and the new systems, which are useful also because they can be used


Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
  • Author : Jean-Charles Preiser,Margaret Herridge,Elie Azoulay
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 31 August 2019
GET THIS BOOKPost-Intensive Care Syndrome

This book, part of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine textbook series, provides detailed up-to-date information on the physical, cognitive, and psychological impairments that are frequently present following a stay in an intensive care unit and examines in depth the available preventive and therapeutic strategies, including adapted rehabilitation programs. Beyond acquainting readers with the multiple facets of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS), the book aims to promote the effective follow-up of patients, thereby enhancing their ability to work and their


Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans

Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans
  • Author : Lorraine T. Benuto,Brian D. Leany
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKGuide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans

The movements toward cultural sensitivity and evidence-based practice are watershed developments in clinical psychology. As a population with a long history of substandard treatment from mental health systems, African Americans have especially benefitted from these improvements. But as with other racial and ethnic minorities, finding relevant test measures in most psychological domains presents clinicians with an ongoing challenge. The Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans aims to close the evaluation/therapy gap by giving practitioners the tools to choose


Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies

Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies
  • Author : Jennifer Niskala Apps,Robert F. Newby,Laura Weiss Roberts
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 23 December 2008
GET THIS BOOKPediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies

In the recent literature, the most influential case study books in neuropsychology are in the adult realm. Pediatric neuropsychology is a rapidly developing field with increasingly greater influence in the assessment, diagnosis, early identification, and treatment of childhood illnesses. This book will provide the first centralized, comprehensive resource for case studies in pediatric neuropsychology. Not only will this supply a valuable compilation for the growing numbers of professionals in this field, but will also serve as an innovative and appealing


Grid Middleware and Services

Grid Middleware and Services
  • Author : Domenico Talia,Ramin Yahyapour,Wolfgang Ziegler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 June 2008
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Grid Middleware and Services: Challenges and Solutions is the eighth volume of the CoreGRID series. The CoreGrid Proceedings is the premiere European event on Grid Computing. This book aims to strengthen and advance scientific and technological excellence in the area of Grid Computing. The main focus in this volume is on Grid middleware and service level agreement. Grid middleware and Grid services are two pillars of grid computing systems and applications. This book includes high-level contributions by leading researchers in


Handbook of Psychological Assessment

Handbook of Psychological Assessment
  • Author : Gerald Goldstein,Daniel N. Allen,John Deluca
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Psychological Assessment

Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Fourth Edition, provides scholarly overviews of the major areas of psychological assessment, including test development, psychometrics, testing technology and commonly used assessment measures. Includes psychological assessment for all ages, with new coverage encompassing ethnic minorities and the elderly. Assessment methodologies discussed include formal testing, interviewing and observation of behavior. The handbook also discusses assessment of different facets of personality and behavior, including intelligence, aptitude, interest, achievement, personality and psychopathology. Features new authors, heavy revisions to previous


The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology

The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology
  • Author : Luna C. Centifanti
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology

The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology offers a concise, up-to-date, and international overview of the study of developmental psychopathology. Examines the cognitive, neurobiological, genetic, and environmental influences on normal and abnormal development across the lifespan Incorporates methodology, theory, and the latest empirical research in a discussion of modern techniques for studying developmental psychopathology Considers the legal, societal, and policy impacts of changes to diagnostic categories in the light of the transition to DSM-5 Moves beyond a disorder-based discussion to address


Psychological Testing in the Service of Disability Determination

Psychological Testing in the Service of Disability Determination
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on the Health of Select Populations,Committee on Psychological Testing, Including Validity Testing, for Social Security Administration Disability Determinations
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKPsychological Testing in the Service of Disability Determination

The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) administers two disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), for disabled individuals, and their dependent family members, who have worked and contributed to the Social Security trust funds, and Supplemental Security Income (SSSI), which is a means-tested program based on income and financial assets for adults aged 65 years or older and disabled adults and children. Both programs require that claimants have a disability and meet specific medical criteria in order to qualify for


Clinician's Guide To Neuropsychological Assessment

Clinician's Guide To Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Author : Rodney D. Vanderploeg
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 04 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKClinician's Guide To Neuropsychological Assessment

Neuropsychological assessment is a difficult and complicated process. Often, experienced clinicians as well as trainees and students gloss over fundamental problems or fail to consider potential sources of error. Since formal test data on the surface appear unambiguous and objective, they may fall into the habit of overemphasizing tests and their scores and underemphasizing all the factors that affect the validity, reliability, and interpretability of test data. But interpretation is far from straightforward, and a pragmatic application of assessment results