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categorical classification
an approach to assessment in which the basic decision is whether a person is or is not a member of a discrete grouping. contrast with dimensional classification
construct validity
the extene to which scores or ratings on an assessment instrument relate to other variables or behaviors according to some therapy or hypothesis
dimensional classification
an approach to assessment according to which a person is placed on a continuum
interrater reliability
the relationship between the judgements that at least 2 raters make independently about a phenomenon
multiaxial classification
classification having several dimensions each of which is employed in categorizing DSM-IV-TR is example
the extent to which a test, measurement, or classification system produces the same scientific observation each time it is applied
test- retest reliability
the relationship between the scores that a person achieves when he or she takes the same test twice
split half reliability
the relationship between 2 halves of an assessment instrument that are determined to be equivalent
alternate form reliability
the relationship between scores achieved yb people when they complete 2 versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent
internal consistency
degree to which different items of an assessment are related to one another