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(p. 95) Using and evaluating psychometric measures: Practical and theoretical considerations 

(p. 95) Using and evaluating psychometric measures: Practical and theoretical considerations
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(p. 95) Using and evaluating psychometric measures: Practical and theoretical considerations
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Darcy A. Santor

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10.1093/med:psych/9780198527565.003.0008
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date: 18 August 2019

This chapter discusses the use and evaluation of psychometric measures. It reviews literature on the assessment of depression to illustrate many of these theoretical and practical issues, common to most areas of research, which require consideration in selecting and evaluating psychometric measures, and highlights several issues in evaluating the performance of psychometric measures.

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