TITLE

The Factor Composition of the WISC for Hyperkinetic/ MBD Males

AUTHOR(S)
Milich, Richard S.; Loney, Jan
PUB. DATE
August 1979
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1979, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the intellectual functioning of hyperkinetic, minimally brain damaged boys on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC). Role of performance on subtests loading on the inattention factor in accounting for the WISC performance of hyperactive children; Comparison between the effectiveness of the three factor solution and the two factor solution in gaining insight into the child's performance.
ACCESSION #
4729884

 

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