ERIC Number: EJ364613
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
WISC-R Verbal and Performance IQ Discrepancy in an Unselected Cohort: Clinical Significance and Longitudinal Stability.
Moffitt, Terrie E.; Silva, P. A.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n5 p768-74 Oct 1987
Examined children whose Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) verbal and performance Intelligence Quotient discrepancies placed them beyond the 90th percentile. Longitudinal study showed 23 percent of the discrepant cases to be discrepant at two or more ages. Studied frequency of perinatal difficulties, early childhood neurological abnormalities, neurological health problems, concussion, behavior problems, academic achievement, and motor skills. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand