The reliability and validity of general psychotic rating scales with people with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities: an empirical investigation.

@article{Hatton2005TheRA,
  title={The reliability and validity of general psychotic rating scales with people with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities: an empirical investigation.},
  author={Chris Hatton and Gillian Haddock and John L. Taylor and Joanne Coldwell and Robert Crossley and Norman Peckham},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 Pt 7},
  pages={490-500}
}
BACKGROUND Whilst assessment tools have been developed to diagnose schizophrenia in people with mild intellectual disabilities (IDs), little attention has been paid to developing reliable and valid dimensional measures of psychotic experiences with this population. This study investigates the reliability and validity of two such measures developed for the general adult psychiatric population, the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) and the Psychotic Symptom Rating Scales (PSYRATS… CONTINUE READING