Search for dissertations about: "psychometric measurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words psychometric measurement.

  1. 1. Measuring health literacy : Evaluating psychometric properties of the HLS-EU-Q47 and the FCCHL, suggesting instrument refinements and exploring health literacy in people with type 2 diabetes and in the general Norwegian population

    Author : Hanne Søberg Finbråten; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Gun Nordström; Kjell Sverre Pettersen; Anne Trollvik; Øystein Guttersrud; Unn-Britt Johansson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; confirmatory factor analysis; FCCHL; health literacy; health-promotion nursing; HLS-EU-Q47; HLS-N-Q12; measurement; Norwegian population; psychometric evaluation; Rasch modelling; type 2 diabetes; validation; FCCHL; health literacy; helsefremmende sykepleie; HLS-EU-Q47; HLS-N-Q12; konfirmatorisk faktor analyse; måling; norsk befolkning; personer med diabetes type 2; psykometrisk evaluering; Rasch modellering; validering; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim was to measure health literacy (HL) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and in the general Norwegian population.Methods: Sampling 388 people with T2DM (papers I, II and IV) and 900 individuals (III) in the general Norwegian population a cross-sectional design was applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Depressive Personality Disorder: Construct, measurement, clinical correlates, and treatment outcome

    Author : Rachel Maddux; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; depression; personality disorder; treatment; DPD; Depressive Personality Disorder; psychometric;

    Abstract : Depression is a serious and potentially devastating health problem, impacting millions of individuals worldwide. Although advances have been made in depression research, there remain a number of outstanding questions as to why certain individuals experience depression and why some respond to treatment and others do not. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the subjective–objective distinction for measures of memory and cognition : Theoretical and methodological issues in questionnaire development and validation

    Author : Peter Vestergren; Widar Henriksson; Christina Wikström; Michael Rönnlund; Björn Lyxell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive dysfunction; measurement; memory complaints; self report; subjective memory; subjective–objective; Other social sciences; Övrig samhällsvetenskap; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to develop a questionnaire for cognitive functioning, which could possibly be used as a screening instrument for early signs of dementia in the future. The introduction discusses the often made distinction between subjective and objective measures. 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. Developing and validating self-report instruments : assessing perceived driver competence

    Author : Anna Sundström; Widar Henriksson; Marie Wiberg; Lars R Bergman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Test construction; test validity; measurement; drivers; self-confidence;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop and validate a self-report instrument for perceived driver competence. The thesis includes six papers and a summary. READ MORE