Test Review: Wilkinson, G. S., & Robertson, G. J. (2006). Wide Range Achievement Test—Fourth Edition. Lutz, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources. WRAT4 Introductory Kit (includes manual, 25 test/response forms [blue and green], and accompanying test materials): $243.00

@article{Dell2008TestRW,
  title={Test Review: Wilkinson, G. S., \& Robertson, G. J. (2006). Wide Range Achievement Test—Fourth Edition. Lutz, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources. WRAT4 Introductory Kit (includes manual, 25 test/response forms [blue and green], and accompanying test materials): \$243.00},
  author={Cindy Ann Dell and Barbara Harrold and Thomas F. Dell},
  journal={Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin},
  year={2008},
  volume={52},
  pages={57 - 60}
}
The Wide Range Achievement Test–Fourth Edition (WRAT4) is designed to provide “a quick, simple, psychometrically sound assessment of academic skills” (Wilkinson & Robertson, 2006, p. 3). The test was first published in 1946 by Joseph F. Jastak, with the purpose of augmenting the cognitive performance measures of the Wechsler–Bellevue Scales, developed by David Wechsler. Jastak believed that academic performance should also be considered during a cognitive assessment battery. The WRAT has since… 
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The data suggest that the WTAR offers a slightly more reliable statistical portrait of cognitive functioning, especially with a more educated and originally higher-functioning population.
The Role of Intellectual and Academic Abilities in Detention Placement among Dually-Diagnosed Juvenile Offenders
This study examined the moderating effects of IQ and academic skills in the relationship between dual diagnosis (i.e., co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders) and courtinvolved,
The unspecified residual category of the DSM-5: The challenges of a catch-all diagnosis
The past over-usage of the DSM-IV category of “not otherwise specified” (NOS) resulted in it becoming a vague, catch-all label. The new nomenclature in the DSM-5 is Unspecified Disruptive,
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Key elements of a proposed research agenda focusing on development of a new, comprehensive approach to measuring health literacy are outlined, which would include assessing what individuals can read and understand in clinical contexts.
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It is envisaged that higher classification performance of clinical relevance can be achieved using deep learning models for dyslexia and its biomarkers by addressing identified potential challenges.
Sociodemographic and Kidney Disease Correlates of Nutrient Intakes Among Urban African Americans With Uncontrolled Hypertension.
  • Annie Y Song, D. Crews, L. Boulware
  • Medicine
    Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation
  • 2019
TLDR
Overall, compared to Institute of Medicine recommendations, participants had lower intakes of magnesium, fiber, and potassium but higher vitamin C intakes, and Tailored dietary interventions for African Americans at high risk for chronic kidney disease may be warranted.
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