Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: “Re-examination of the Family Law Detection of Overall Risk Screen (FL-DOORS): Establishing fitness for purpose,”Correction to Wells et al. (2018).

Reports an error in “Re-examination of the Family Law Detection of Overall Risk Screen (FL-DOORS): Establishing fitness for purpose” by Yvonne Wells, Jamie Lee, Xia Li, Evelyn S. Tan and Jennifer E. McIntosh (Psychological Assessment, 2018[Aug], Vol 30…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: “Development and validation of the Family Law DOORS”: Correction to McIntosh, Wells, and Lee (2016).

Reports an error in “Development and validation of the Family Law DOORS” by Jennifer E. McIntosh, Yvonne Wells and Jamie Lee (Psychological Assessment, 2016[Nov], Vol 28[11], 1516-1522). In the article, the “Adult not coping” scale in Table 1 is missin…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Measurement invariance of depression symptom ratings across African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Caucasian adolescent psychiatric inpatients.

The Beck Depression Inventory–II (BDI-II) is widely used to assess adolescent depressive symptom severity. Psychometric investigations, including factor-analytic studies, with adolescents support the reliability and validity of the BDI-II. However, a m…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Stability of reported trauma over extended intervals: Initial evaluation of an exposure screening protocol.

The reliability and validity of reported exposure to significant trauma is critical to research evaluating outcomes following serious and distressing life events. The current study examined the reliability of reported exposure to disaster, fire, transp…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Development and validation of the Knowledge of Effective Parenting Test (KEPT) in a nationally representative sample.

We report on the development and psychometric properties of an instrument for the assessment of knowledge of effective parenting skills specific to conduct problems using an item response theory (IRT) framework. The initial item pool (36 items) for the…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Assessing ADHD in college students: Integrating multiple evidence sources with symptom and performance validity data.

Prior research supports the use of multiple types of evidence from multiple sources when assessing ADHD in adults. However, limited research has examined how to best integrate the resulting set of data into a well-supported diagnostic conclusion. Moreover, clients sometimes overreport symptoms or display low effort on performance tasks, further complicating the interpretation of assessment data. The present study examined self-ratings and observer (e.g., parent) ratings of symptoms as well as performance task data from 514 postsecondary students assessed for ADHD at a university-affiliated clinic. Observer ratings were more reliable than self-ratings and were more likely to be corroborated by other data. The 2 types of ratings showed moderate to large relationships with each other as continuous variables (.32

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