TITLE

An Evaluation of Summated Rating and Pair Comparison Measures of Hyperkinesis

AUTHOR(S)
Burns, Edward; Lehman, Lyle C.
PUB. DATE
October 1974
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Oct1974, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p504
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Two methods, summated ratings and pair comparisons, were used to assess the hyperkinesis of elementary school aged children. The results revealed that ratings were an internally consistent and reliable normative technique for measuring hyperkinesis. In contrast, pair comparisons provided a method for specifying, on an individual basis, the relative importance of each subcategory which comprised the overall estimate of hyperkinesis.
ACCESSION #
18962901

 

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