Search for dissertations about: "interrater reliability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words interrater reliability.

  1. 1. Projective methods and longitudinal developmental research : considerations of data's nature and reliability

    Author : Harald Janson; Bertil Mårdberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Longitudinal studies; projective methods; reliability; temporal stability; interrater agreement; epistemology; measurement; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : A projective method is viewed in the present work as a psychological test, by which is understood a standardized task that is set before a person, the solution of which is used for making inferences about psychological quantities. The present research was designed to shed light on several aspects of the usefulness of projective methods in longitudinal research, particularly with regard to reliability and to the distinction between measurement and theory-free empirical-comparison data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Outcome in psychiatric outpatient services : reliability, validity and outcome based on routine assessments with the GAF scale

    Author : Per Söderberg; Stefan Tungström; Bengt-Åke Armelius; Odd E. Havik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; reliability; validity; outcome; effectiveness; clinical; significance; GAF scale; DSM-IV; outpatients; psychiatry; dose response; services; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of the studies presented in this thesis is to investigate the possibility of using clinical data to measure outcomes in psychiatric outpatient services. The specific aims are to investigate whether routine clinical assessments and ratings are reliable and have adequate validity, and then to use these data to calculate treatment outcomes and explore factors that affect these outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Licence to drive : the importance of reliability for the validity of the Swedish driving licence test

    Author : Susanne Alger; Hanna Eklöf; Anna Sundström; Peter Nyström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Driving licence tests; driver s licence; driving test; theory test; licensing test; interrater reliability; classification consistency; examiner agreement; classification accuracy; förarprov; körprov; kunskapsprov; reliabilitet; validitet; bedömare; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Background: The Swedish driving licence test is a criterion-referenced test resulting in a pass or fail. It currently consists of two parts - a theory test with 65 multiple-choice items and a practical driving test where at least 25 minutes are spent driving in traffic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychometric studies of the Swedish version of the Adolescent Drug Abuse Diagnosis (ADAD) instrument

    Author : Josefine Börjesson; Helene Ybrandt; Bengt-Åke Armelius; Anders Tengström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ADAD; validity; reliability; assessment; psychometric; severity index; composite score; normal; antisocial adolescents; psychological health;

    Abstract : This thesis describes studies into the psychometric properties of a Swedish language version of the Adolescent Drug Abuse Diagnosis (ADAD) instrument. The psychometric properties of this instrument have been examined in two previous studies: an American study was conducted by the developers of the interview, Friedman and Utada (1989), and a Swiss study was undertaken by Bolognini et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outcome in psychiatric outpatient services

    Author : Per Söderberg; Stefan Tungström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; reliability; validity; outcome; effectiveness; clinical significanse; GAF scale; DSM-IV; outpatients; psychiatry; dose response; services; Applied psychology; Tillämpad psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : The general aim of the studies presented in this thesis is to investigate the possibility of using clinical data to measure outcomes in psychiatric outpatient services. The specific aims are to investigate whether routine clinical assessments and ratings are reliable and have adequate validity, and then to use these data to calculate treatment outcomes and explore factors that affect these outcomes. READ MORE