Statistics in Psychiatry / Edition 1

Statistics in Psychiatry / Edition 1

by Graham Dunn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470711086

ISBN-13: 9780470711088

Pub. Date: 11/30/1999

Publisher: Wiley

The role and importance of measurement in scientific psychiatry is difficult to over-stress. It is a field where there is a fruitful interplay between the ideas typical of the 'medical model' of disease and those coming from the psychometric traditions of, say, educationalists or personality theorists. The style of this important text is problem-based rather then

Overview

The role and importance of measurement in scientific psychiatry is difficult to over-stress. It is a field where there is a fruitful interplay between the ideas typical of the 'medical model' of disease and those coming from the psychometric traditions of, say, educationalists or personality theorists. The style of this important text is problem-based rather then technique-led, thus encouraging thought in the use of statistical techniques, rather than a heavy reliance on formulae.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470711088
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/1999
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents


Preface

1. Introduction

2. Instrument reliability

3. Instrument validity

4. Hidden variables and multiple indicators

5. Prevalence estimation

6. Patterns of continuity and change

7. Missing data

References

Index

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