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Described a 50-item, self-administered neuropsychological screening test with test results correlating with three reference measures for three participant groupings--Normals (N = 22), Psychiatric patients (N = 21) and Neurological patients (N = 14). Results suggest that neuropsychological self-description can correlate with performance measures that are(More)
Evaluated the sensitivity and specificity of the Neuropsychological Impairment Scale (NIS) using the Halstead Impairment Index as the criterion (N = 41). Acceptable values are achieved by both NIS and Trailmaking Tests when used separately. When used "in parallel," higher classification rates are achieved. This combination of the NIS, a neuropsychological(More)
The Neuropsychological Impairment Scale (NIS) is a self-report screening instrument intended to identify neuropsychological symptoms and deficit. A validity study that used 40 neuropsychiatric patients compared four NIS derived measures with the four best Halstead-Reitan general indicators of impairment. Additionally, two test-retest reliability studies(More)
The revised Neuropsychological Impairment Scale (NIS) is a 95-item, self-reporting screening measure of neuropsychological symptoms. The present report examines the concurrent validity and test-retest stability of the NIS with a neurologically stable sample. The validation study found higher than chance correlations between the NIS and the validity battery(More)
This study examined the neuropsychological symptom reports of a cross-sectional sample of 205 abstinent alcoholics. Analysis indicated that early-abstinent alcoholics reported mild cognitive distress with a gradual course of observed recovery which eventually reached the normal range. The recovery process was essentially the same for both men and women. A(More)
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