Construct validity of indicator-scales developed from the Comprehensive Assessment and Referral Evaluation interview schedule.

@article{Teresi1984ConstructVO,
  title={Construct validity of indicator-scales developed from the Comprehensive Assessment and Referral Evaluation interview schedule.},
  author={Jeanne A. Teresi and R R Golden and Barry J. Gurland and Donald E Wilder and Richard Gary Bennett},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1984},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={147-57}
}
This paper is an assessment of the construct validity of the scales developed from the Comprehensive Assessment and Referral Evaluation (CARE). Data collected from 445 elderly adults residing in New York and 396 in London were used to develop scales to measure medical, psychiatric, and social problems. Diagnostic and global ratings made by psychiatrists and social scientists provided one source of corroborative information; scales developed from information obtained from a random subsample of… CONTINUE READING

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