Intraclass correlations: uses in assessing rater reliability.
Reliability coefficients often take the form of intraclass correlation coefficients. In this article, guidelines are given for choosing among six different forms of the intraclass correlation for…
Mediation in experimental and nonexperimental studies: new procedures and recommendations.
The authors recommend that with small to moderate samples, bootstrap methods be used to assess mediation and argue that R. Kenny's (1986) recommendation of first testing the X --> Y association for statistical significance should not be a requirement when there is a priori belief that the effect size is small or suppression is a possibility.
Measurement reliability and agreement in psychiatry
- P. Shrout
- PsychologyStatistical Methods in Medical Research
- 1 June 1998
Psychiatric research has benefited from attention to measurement theories of reliability, and reliability/agreement statistics for psychopathology ratings and diagnoses are regularly reported in…
A modified labeling theory approach to mental disorders : an empirical assessment
Critics of labeling theory vigorously dispute Scheff's (1966) provocative etiological hypothesis and downplay the importance of factors such as stigma and stereotyping. We propose a modified labeling…
Quasi-experimentation: Design and analysis issues for field settings: by Thomas D. Cook and Donald T. Campbell. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1979
- P. Shrout
Prevalence of mental illness in immigrant and non-immigrant U.S. Latino groups.
It is suggested that immigrants benefit from a protective context in their country of origin, possibly inoculating them against risk for substance disorders, particularly if they emigrated to the United States as adults.
Considering context, place and culture: the National Latino and Asian American Study
- M. Alegría, D. Takeuchi, Fong Gong
- PsychologyInternational Journal of Methods in Psychiatric…
- 1 November 2004
New concepts and methods utilized in the development of the NLAAS are presented to capture and investigate ethnic, cultural and environmental considerations that are often ignored in mental health research.
A Procedure for Evaluating Sensitivity to Within-Person Change: Can Mood Measures in Diary Studies Detect Change Reliably?
- J. Cranford, P. Shrout, Masumi Iida, E. Rafaeli, T. Yip, N. Bolger
- PsychologyPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin
- 1 July 2006
It is demonstrated that three-item measures of anxious mood, depressed mood, anger, fatigue, and vigor have appropriate reliability to detect within-person change processes.
The DSM-IV rates of child and adolescent disorders in Puerto Rico: prevalence, correlates, service use, and the effects of impairment.
Prevalence rates for the child and adolescent population of Puerto Rico and the relation of DSM-IV diagnoses to global impairment, demographic correlates, and service use in an island-wide representative sample are examined.
Socioeconomic status and psychiatric disorders: the causation-selection issue.
Results indicate that social selection may be more important for schizophrenia and that social causation may beMore important for depression in women and for antisocial personality and substance use disorders in men.