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- The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS): Rationale and Standardisation. Kay, S. R.; Opler, L. A.; Lindenmayer, J.-P. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov89 Supplement, Vol. 155, p59
The article discusses the thorough process of psychometric standardization for the production of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS). Provision of strict operational criteria to permit objective measurement is implied by the process. Reliability analysis and validation along the...
- Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS). // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov89 Supplement, Vol. 155, p53
The article discusses the behavioral components of the Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS). Five important symptoms of schizophrenia are included in the scale as they are recognised as strong predictors of treatment response and thus, are necessary for complete evaluation. To...
- The Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS): Conceptual and Theoretical Foundations. Andreasen, Nancy C. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov89 Supplement, Vol. 155, p49
The article presents the concepts and theories as bases for the development of the Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS). The scale was to provide a comprehensive coverage of all negative symptoms, adding avolition, anhedonia and attentional impairment to former scales developed...
- Behavioural Observation Schedule (BOS), PIRS 2nd edition A revised edition of the FIRS (WHO, Geneva, March 1978). // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov89 Supplement, Vol. 155, p78
The article presents the revised edition of the Psychological Impairments Rating Schedule known as the Behavioural Observation Schedule. It is designed to assess selected areas of psychological and behavioural impairments in patients who have suffered or are suffering from functional psychotic...
- A Note on the Nurses' Observation Scale for In-patient Evaluation (NOSIE). Philip, Alistair E. // British Journal of Psychiatry;May73, Vol. 122 Issue 570, p595
The article presents a study that investigates the accuracy and reliability of Nurses' Observation Scale for In-patient Evaluation (NOSIE). NOSIE is a rating scale consists of thirty items comprising of six scales, including social competence, social interest, personal neatness, irritability,...
- APPENDIX B. // Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-;2006, p916
A list of components that are considered critical in the assessment of the mental status of a client is presented.
- Confusion. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p234
A diagram that aids a person in identifying the symptoms of confusion is presented.
- Theory of Mind: Did Evolution Fool Us? Devaine, Marie; Hollard, Guillaume; Daunizeau, Jean // PLoS ONE;Feb2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
Theory of Mind (ToM) is the ability to attribute mental states (e.g., beliefs and desires) to other people in order to understand and predict their behaviour. If others are rewarded to compete or cooperate with you, then what they will do depends upon what they believe about you. This is the...
- Functional Behavioral Assessment: Process Without Procedure. Dieterich, Cynthia A.; Villani, Christine J. // Brigham Young University Education & Law Journal;2000, Issue 2, p209
Presents information on a study which investigated the dynamics of Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and the law. Theoretical framework of FBA; Discussion on the merging of federal law and FBA; Conclusion.