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The tainted snuff box

Author: Rosemary Stevens
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"After receiving a series of death threats by post, the Prince of Wales feels that some time spent away from London will calm his frazzled nerves. So he escapes to Brighton where Beau Brummell joins him as a guest. With guards posted at every door, the atmosphere is tense especially under the scrutiny of Sir Simon. Hired by the Prince as his personal "food-taster," the odious baronet is a poor substitute for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
History
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Beau Brummell; George, King of Great Britain; Beau Brummell; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Stevens
ISBN: 0425179486 9780425179482 0080436455 9780080436456
OCLC Number: 42622262
Awards: Short-listed for Anthony Awards (Cover Art) 2002
Description: x, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface. Introduction. Historical perspectives (G. Goldstein, M. Hersen). Psychometric Foundations. Development of a scientific test: a practical guide (M.C. Ramsay, C.R. Reynolds). Scaling techniques (M.D. Reckase). Assessment of Intelligence. Assessment of child intelligence (K.A. Beres et al.). Assessment of adult intelligence with the WAIS-III (D.S. Tulsky et al.). Group intelligence tests (R.W. Motta, J.M. Joseph). Achievement, Aptitude, and Interest. Achievement testing (L.J. Katz, G.T. Slomka). Evaluation of aptitudes (D.J. Reschly, C. Robinson-Zanartu). Interest inventories (J-I.C. Hansen). Neuropsychological Assessment. Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment batteries (G. Goldstein). Pediatric neuropsychological assessment examined (J. Holmes Bernstein, M.D. Weiler). Specialized neuropsychological assessment methods (G.J. Larrabee). Interviewing. Contemporary psychiatric interviewing: integration of the DSM-IV, managed-care concerns, mental status, and research (S.C. Shea). Structured interviews for children and adolescents (C. Edelbrock, A. Bohnert). Structured clinical interviews for adults (A.N. Wiens, P.J. Brazil). Personality Assessment. Objective personality assessment (E. Nezami, J.N. Butcher). Rorschach assesment (P. Erdberg). Behavioral Assessment. Behavioral assessment of children (R.W. Greene, T.H. Ollendick). Behavioral assessment of adults (S.N. Haynes). Special Topics and Applications. Testing and industrial application (R.D. Gatewood et al.). Psychological assessment of ethnic minorities (A.E. Puente, M.P. Garcia). Psychological assessment of the elderly (K.L. Dahlman et al.). Author index. Subject index. About the editors and contributors.
Responsibility: Rosemary Stevens.

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This third edition aims to give the reader an overview of the many advances in assessment since the second edition was published in 1990. The handbook maintains material on basic psychometric  Read more...

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