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Pub. Date:
12/04/2012
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Wiley
Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment / Edition 2

Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment / Edition 2

by Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger, Alan S. Kaufman

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ISBN-13: 9781118271889
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Series: Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series , #96
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 125,723
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

ELIZABETH O. LICHTENBERGER, PhD, is a licensed clinicalpsychologist residing in Carlsbad, California. She has coauthoredseveral Essentials books, including Essentials of AssessmentReport Writing (with Nancy Mather, Nadeen Kaufman, and AlanKaufman). She and Alan Kaufman are coauthors of AssessingAdolescent and Adult Intelligence, now in its thirdedition.

ALAN S. KAUFMAN, PhD, a leading expert on intelligencetesting, is Clinical Professor of Psychology at the Child StudyCenter at the Yale University School of Medicine. His books, tests,and intelligent testing approach have had worldwide impact onclinical assessment. Dr. Kaufman's approach to test interpretationand his tests—such as KABC-II and KTEA-II, which he co-createdwith Nadeen Kaufman—reflect an integration of psychometric,theoretical, and clinical perspectives. Alan and Nadeen are theSeries Editors of Wiley's Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series.

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Table of Contents

Series Preface xi

Preface to the Second Edition xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

One Introduction and Overview 1

Two How to Administer the WAIS-IV 53

Three How to Score the WAIS-IV 98

Four How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Conceptual and Clinical Foundations 119

Five How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Step-by-Step 150

Six Clinical Applications I: A Neuropsychological Approach to Interpretation of the WAIS-IV and the Use of the WAIS-IV in Learning Disability Assessments 216
George McCloskey, Emily S. Hartz, and Katherine Scipioni

Seven Clinical Applications II: Age and Intelligence Across the Adult Life Span 254

Eight Clinical Applications III: WAIS-IV Use With Special Groups, Practice Effects, and Gender Differences 299

Nine Strengths and Weaknesses of the WAIS-IV 332
Ron Dumont and John O. Willis

Ten Illustrative Case Reports 353

Eleven The Initial Digital Adaptation of the WAIS-IV 389
Tommie G. Cayton, Dustin Wahlstrom, and Mark H. Daniel

References 427

Annotated Bibliography 445

About the Authors 448

Author Index 449

Subject Index 455

About the CD-ROM 472

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