Non-Fiction Books:

Clinical Inference

How to Draw Meaningful Conclusions from Psychological Tests

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Clinical Inference: How to Draw Meaningful Conclusions from Psychological Tests by Audrey Myerson O'Neill
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Clinical inference shows how to integrate test data with behavioural observations and background information in order to capture the uniqueness of each individual subject and resolve the questions that led to the examination. Case examples illustrate how each step of the examination contributes to the conclusions. Subjects include those with learning disabilities, developmental problems, cultural differences, and family and emotional factors. Tests include the Wechsler, Stanford-Binet: 4th edition, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, Bender Gestalt, achievement tests, and curriculum-based assessment. Separate chapters offer both a rationale for the methods described and discussions on the effects of outside pressures on examiners. The text concludes with recommendations to persons involved with testing at all organizational levels for the improvement of testing practice.

Table of Contents

Levels of Interpretation. The Description of Test Behavior. The Influence of Contradiction Between Test Scores, and Test Behavior and Other Information, on Examination Conclusions: A Study. The Process of Clinical Inference. Individualized Test Interpretation: One More Test and Five More Cases. The Social, Organizational, and Political Context of Clinical Inference. Conclusions. Appendices. References. Notes. Indexes.
Release date Australia
March 7th, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
222
Dimensions
156x231x15
ISBN-13
9780471161967
Product ID
3081842

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...