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The properties of self-report research measures: Beyond psychometrics
Self-report measures pertinent for personality disorder are widely used and many are available. Their relative merits are usually assessed on nomothetic psychometrics and acceptability to users is neglected. We report ...
Commentary on 'Using clinical outcomes in routine evaluation'
Comments on the editorial by John Mellor-Clark and Michael Barkham (see record 2006-09076-001). This special edition celebrates a British success story but one with international benefit. Here, the first paper outlines the ...
Introduction to psychometric theory
The Person's Relating to Others Questionnaire (PROQ2)
The scales of the Person's Relating to Others Questionnaire correspond to the octants of an octagon constructed around a horizontal, close/distant axis, a vertical, upper/lower one, and four intermediate positions. The ...
Are problems prevalent and stable in non-clinical populations? Problems and test-retest stability of a patient-generated measure, PSYCHLOPS (Psychological Outcome Profiles), in a non-clinical student sample
In straightened times counselling must evidence the changes it promotes on reputable measures. Patient-generated measures complement nomothetic measures and may be nearer the ethos of counselling in eliciting individuals' ...
Using the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles with English prisoners
Purpose. This study considers the use of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS) within an English prison population. Method. The reliability and validity of the PICTS scales were investigated, and ...
Assessment of caring and its effects in young people: Development of the Multidimensional Assessment of Caring Activities Checklist (MACA-YC18) and the Positive and Negative Outcomes of Caring Questionnaire (PANOC-YC20) for young carers
Many children, adolescents and young people are involved in caring for parents, siblings, or other relatives who have an illness, disability, mental health problem or other need for care or supervision. The aim was to ...
Rationale and development of a general population well-being measure: Psychometric status of the GP-CORE in a student sample
This paper presents the rationale, development, and psychometric status of a non-clinical self-report measure for the general population (GP)--including students--derived from the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome ...
A psychometric examination of treatment change in a multisite sample of treated Canadian federal sexual offenders
In the present study, we examined the degree of change and predictive accuracy of a number of well-known psychological self-report measures intended to identify treatment targets for sexual offenders. Participants included ...
Lost in translation? Psychometric properties and construct validity of the English Essen Climate Evaluation Schema (EssenCES) social climate questionnaire
The social climate of correctional (forensic) settings is likely to have a significant impact on the outcome of treatment and the overall functioning of these units. The Essen Climate Evaluation Schema (EssenCES) provides ...