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Rational-empirical strategy with IRT to derive personality disorder scales from the personality assessment inventory / by Leah Burgess.
"The Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) is a broadband measure of adult psychopathology that assesses two of ten personality disorders (PDs). A rational-empirical strategy using expert raters and Item Response Theory ...
Evaluation of the general aptitude test battery-computerized administration (GATB-CA)
The General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), a vocational test developed in 1947 by the United States Employment Service (USES), is one of the most widely used and researched instruments worldwide. A recent development ...
Heart rate variability as a biomarker for self-regulation : does resisting temptation for chocolate deplete the limited resource? / by Loretta Blanchette.
"Experimental evidence supports the notion that lapses in behavioural self-regulation are a function of prior depletion of the self-regulatory resource (Baumeister, 2002). Resisting desirable foods such as chocolate can ...
Individual differences in timing sensitivity : implications for interval timing models / Jeannette H. Prenger. --
Time discrimination performances were examined using either a steadily presented or a heterochromatic luminance flickering visual standard-time-interval stimulus to address certain questions : 1. Are individual differences ...
Neuropsychological study of northern Native male solvent abusers / by Cameron Dokis.
Solvent abuse constitutes a major health concern in all ethnic groups because of its serious social, medical, and neuropsychological consequences. The present study examined the neuropsychological consequences of long-term ...
Peer acceptance, deviancy training, and victimization as predictors of adolescent problems : a search for personality moderators / by Hilary Cartwright.
"More recently, the importance of peer relationships with respect to the development of behavioural and emotional difficulties in children and adolescents has been acknowledged ... The extent to which individuals' experience ...
Role of symptom presentation in the diagnosis and treatment of the depressed elderly : a closer look at anhedonia and dysphoria / Leah D. Clyburn. --
The main objective of this study was to examine how symptom presentation relative to anhedonia and dysphoria influences diagnosis and treatment patterns documented on the Minimum Data Set for long-term care. It was ...
Elderspeak : seniors' perceptions, estimated frequencies of receipt from different sources, and associations with self-esteem
Community living seniors and nursing home residents (in Canada and the United States) were surveyed for their impressions of elderspeak (with warmth / superiority) and neutral talk from friends, family, & service workers.