Clinician's Handbook of Adult Behavioral Assessment by Michel Hersen

By Michel Hersen

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The failure of one to correlate highly with others suggests that that item may be reflecting some other construct. Thus psychometric dimensions such as Cronbach alpha, split-half reliability, interitem correlations, item-total correlations, and factor structure are useful in evaluating the quality of the measure. Some instruments in behavioral assessment provide samples of events and are not assumed to provide an aggregated measure of a latent variable. For example, the goal of a questionnaire may be to sample the traumatic life experiences to 7 Indicesof temporal consistency within a setting could be useful in determining the optimal duration of each setting, the duration necessary to provide a reliable index of behavior rates or functional relations.

The self-monitoring methods used by Jeffrey's parents and teacher are 38 GENERAL ISSUES examples. Second, the measures obtained from an instrument can be individually selected. For example, the MMPI can provide many scale scores, and those of particular relevance for a client can be selected. Third, clinical judgments can be based on criteria selected specially for an individual. For example, criteria for independent self-help skills on goal-attainment scales can be different across patients in an inpatient psychiatric facility.

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