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WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS : Advanced Clinical Interpretation.

Author: James A Holdnack; Lisa Whipple Drozdick; Lawrence G Weiss; Grant L Iverson
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013.
Series: Practical resources for the mental health professional.
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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 ACS expands the construct coverage of the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV and provides additional procedures that improve the clinical utility of those instruments. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Holdnack, James A.
WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Holdnack; Lisa Whipple Drozdick; Lawrence G Weiss; Grant L Iverson
ISBN: 9780123869531 0123869536
OCLC Number: 851972410
Notes: The Problem of Overlapping Distributions and the Interpretation of Scatter.
Description: 1 online resource (623 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and ACS; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Overview of the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV/ACS; Introduction; WAIS-IV Content and Approach to Development; WAIS-IV Index Scores and Structure; Verbal Comprehension Index; Perceptual Reasoning Index; Working Memory Index; Processing Speed Index; General Ability Index; Cognitive Proficiency Index; Issues in Summarizing Overall Ability; A Possible Fifth Factor; WAIS-IV: Going Beyond the Numbers; Cognitive Influences on VCI; Cognitive Influences on PRI; Cognitive Influences on WMI; Cognitive Influences on PSI. WAIS-IV as a Neuropsychological InstrumentStudies of Predecessor Versions Related to Brain Injury; WMS-IV Content and Approach to Development; WMS-IV Index Structure; Auditory Memory Index; Visual Memory Index; Immediate Memory Index; Delayed Memory Index; Visual Working Memory Index; WMS-IV: Going Beyond the Numbers; Cognitive Influences on Auditory Memory Index; Cognitive Influences on Visual Memory Index; Cognitive Influences on Visual Working Memory Index; Cognitive Influences on Intermediate Memory Index and Delayed Memory Index; Joint Factor Structure of the WAIS-IV and WMS-IV. Additional WAIS-IV and WMS-IV Index ScoresGeneral Memory Index; Working Memory Index; Quantitative Reasoning Index; Retrieval Index; Retention Index; Advanced Clinical Solutions for WAIS-IV and WMS-IV; Additional Scores for WMS-IV; Index Scores; Index Contrast Scores; Logical Memory Additional Scores; Verbal Paired Associates Additional Scores; Visual Reproduction Scores; Designs Scores; Suboptimal Effort; Measures; Scores; Interpretation; Serial Assessment with WAIS-IV and WMS-IV; Demographically Adjusted Norms; Test of Premorbid Functioning (TOPF); Social Perception; Social Perception. FacesNames; WMS-IV Flexible Approach; Alternate Subtests; Alternate Indexes; Case Studies; Case Study 1; Case Study 2; Summary; Key Learning; References; 2 Understanding and Using Multivariate Base Rates with the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV; Introduction; Research on Multivariate Base Rates; Five Psychometric Principles for Multivariate Base Rates; Principle 1: Low Scores are Common across All Test Batteries; Principle 2: The Number of Low Scores Depends on Where You Set Your Cut-off Score; Principle 3: The Number of Low Scores Depends on the Number of Tests Administered and Interpreted. Principle 4: The Number of Low Scores Varies by Demographic Characteristics of the ExamineePrinciple 5: The Number of Low Scores Varies by Level of Intelligence; Multivariate Base Rates for the WAIS-IV and WMS-IV; Conclusions; Key Learning; References; 3 Understanding Index and Subtest Scatter in Healthy Adults; Introduction; Basic Concepts; A Definition of Scatter; Basic Empirical Challenges When Interpreting Multiple Tests and Test Scatter; Cognitive Abnormality and Test Scatter; Cognitive Abnormality versus Interpretation of Intraindividual Strengths and Weaknesses.
Series Title: Practical resources for the mental health professional.

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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 ACS 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 use in special populations for advanced clinical use.

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