ERIC Number: ED458255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Essentials of WMS[R]-III Assessment. Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series.
Lichtenberger, Elizabeth O.; Kaufman, Alan S.; Lai, Zona C.
The Wechsler Memory Scale[R] (WMS-III) is a widely used measure of memory functioning that is useful in the assessment of individuals with dementia, traumatic brain injury, and substance abuse problems, among others. This book is designed to help mental health professionals acquire the knowledge and skills to use the WMS-III. The chapters are: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Who To Administer the WMS-III"; (3) "How To Score the WMS-III"; (4) "How To Interpret the WMS-III"; (5) "Strengths and Weaknesses of the WMS-III"; (6) "Clinical Applications of the WMS-III"; and (7) "Illustrative Case Reports." One appendix contains an administrative checklist for the WMS-III, and the other contains an interpretation worksheet. An annotated bibliography of seven sources is attached. (Contains 9 tables, 14 figures, 266 references, and an index.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Adults, Cognitive Tests, Evaluation Methods, Memory, Mental Health Workers, Student Evaluation, Test Use
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Memory Scale