Validating the measurement of real-world functional outcomes: phase I results of the VALERO study.

@article{Harvey2011ValidatingTM,
  title={Validating the measurement of real-world functional outcomes: phase I results of the VALERO study.},
  author={Philip D. Harvey and Tenko Raykov and Elizabeth W Twamley and Lea Vella and Robert K. Heaton and Thomas L Patterson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={168 11},
  pages={1195-201}
}
OBJECTIVE Treatment of cognitive impairment has been proposed as an intervention to reduce disability in people with schizophrenia. The Validation of Everyday Real-World Outcomes (VALERO) study was conducted to evaluate functional rating scales and to identify the rating scale or scales most robustly related to performance-based measures of cognition and everyday living skills. METHOD Adults with schizophrenia (N=198) were tested with the neurocognitive measures from the Measurement and… CONTINUE READING