ERIC Number: EJ377310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Reliability and Validity of Drug Use Items Differing in the Nature of Their Response Options.
Hays, Ron D.; Huba, George J.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v56 n3 p470-72 Jun 1988
Considered techniques to assess self-reported drug use. Evaluated the effects of different response options on the distribution, reliability, and validity of scores on drug-use items. Suggests that more quantitative measures are not necessarily more reliable or valid than less quantitative measures of drug use. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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