Reliability of the Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers (POSIT) in adolescent medical practice.

@article{Knight2001ReliabilityOT,
  title={Reliability of the Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers (POSIT) in adolescent medical practice.},
  author={John Rogers Knight and Elizabeth Goodman and Todd C Pulerwitz and Robert H Durant},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={125-30}
}
PURPOSE To determine the internal consistency and 1-week test-retest reliability of the Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers (POSIT) among adolescent medical patients. METHODS A research assistant administered the POSIT to a consecutive sample of 15- to 18-year-old patients arriving for routine medical care at a hospital-based adolescent medical practice. Each subject returned for a retest 1 week later. Internal consistency for each scale on test and retest was calculated using… CONTINUE READING

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