Rasmus Højbjerg Jacobsen

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Age has been identified as a particularly powerful factor that affects neuropsychological test scores. The Shipley Institute of Living Scale especially requires age-corrected norms because the Abstraction subtest has been shown to decline with advancing age. This study attempts to improve upon the methodology employed in a previous study by the same authors(More)
Explored the effects of age, education, and IQ on Hooper Visual Organization Test (VOT) scores and age-related norms for psychiatric patients. Ss were 211 male, veteran, psychiatric inpatients, grouped into six age decades, who were administered routinely the VOT and Shipley Institute of Living Scale plus other tests upon admission. Analyzing the relation(More)
Two instruments which have been proposed as measures of clinical depression in children and an ad hoc teacher rating were given to a group of 109 normal children. The Children's Depression Inventory (CDI), the Peer Nomination Inventory for Depression (PNID), and a teacher rating of depression were given along with the Conners Teacher Rating Scale (TRS),(More)
A sample of 486 male veteran psychiatric patients at a Veterans Administration medical center were used to compare five different methods of estimating IQs from Shipley Scale scores. The methods were: (1) Grayson VA norms; (2) Paulson and Lin Table 5; (3) age-corrected Paulson and Lin Table 4; (4) Zachary et al. continuous age norms; and (5) Tamkin and(More)
Using stochastic forecasting techniques, this paper assesses the consequences for public finances of changes in age and household structures in Denmark over the period 2008–2037. Focusing on components of welfare provisions and tax payments with noticeable differences across age and household status, we show that, based on a point forecast, the fiscal(More)
A case report is presented in which there was a pathological grief reaction of 25 years duration that was not identified during many psychiatric hospitalizations. The case illustrates some of the situational and personality factors that can contribute to the failure to resolve grief, theoretically for an indefinite period of time. It also illustrates what a(More)
The relationship to age of irrational beliefs among psychiatric inpatients has not been explored using the rational-emotive model. This study addressed the following two questions: 1) Do older and younger psychiatric inpatients differ in irrational beliefs? 2) Do older depressives differ from older nondepressives in irrational beliefs? Upon admission to a(More)
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