|Title: ||Factorial invariance for combined Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised and Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised scores in a sample of clients with alcohol dependency.|
|Citation: ||Clinical Neuropsychologist, 15 (1): 69-80|
|Publisher: ||Psychology Press (Taylor & Francis)|
|Journal: ||Clinical Neuropsychologist|
|Issue Date: ||2001 |
|PubMed ID: ||11778580|
|Additional Links: ||http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1076/clin.184.108.40.2060|
|Abstract: ||This study examined the joint factor structure of the WAIS-R and WMS-R in a sample of 289 participants (mostly males) with alcohol dependency. In a confirmatory phase we contrasted a range of factor models derived from previous analyses of the Wechsler scales. The best fitting model incorporated five factors representing Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Organization, Attention-Concentration, Verbal Memory, and Visual Memory, with reassignment of factor loadings for two subtests. The invariance of the measurement model was then examined comparing data from a large sample of healthy participants (J. R. Carstairs & E. A. Shores, 1999). The results indicated that the number of factors was invariant across samples, and four of the factors satisfied the criterion of partial measurement invariance.|
Alcohol Amnestic Disorder
Reproducibility of Results
|Appears in Collections: ||Psychology of Health Research Group |
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