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    DescriptionEssentials of WAIS(r)-IV Assessment: * Complete coverage of administration, scoring,interpretation, and reporting* Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls* Conveniently formatted for rapid referenceQuickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WAIS(r)-IV Coauthored by Alan Kaufman, who was mentored by David Wechsler, the creator of the Wechsler scales, Essentials of WAIS(r)-IV Assessment provides beginning and seasoned clinicians with comprehensive step-by-step guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting this latest revision of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale(r). Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners quickly acquire the basic knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Offering a clinically rich and innovative theory-based interpretive system, as well as a neuro-psychologically based interpretive approach articulated in detail by Dr. George McCloskey in an invited chapter, this book offers state-of-the-art interpretation of the most popular intelligence test for adults. In addition, the book is packaged with an accompanying CD-ROM containing scoring tables, case report material, worksheets, and a user-friendly software program that fully automates the interpretive system, making Essentials of WAIS(r)-IV Assessment the best and most authoritative resource of information on this test. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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    Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger, By (author) Alan S. Kaufman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 478
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    ISBN 13: 9781118271889
    ISBN 10: 1118271882

    BIC E4L: PSY
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
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    Ingram Subject Code: PS
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    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 670
    BIC subject category V2: JMBT
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    B&T Approval Code: A11540000
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    B&T Approval Code: A11242600
    BISAC V2.8: PSY007000
    DC22: 153.93
    BISAC V2.8: PSY042000, PSY008000
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    DC23: 153.93
    LC classification: BF432.5.W4 L53 2013
    Thema V1.0: JMR, JMBT
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables, figures
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    14 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    ELIZABETH O. LICHTENBERGER, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist residing in Carlsbad, California. She has coauthored several Essentials books, including Essentials of Assessment Report Writing (with Nancy Mather, Nadeen Kaufman, and Alan Kaufman). She and Alan Kaufman are coauthors of Assessing Adolescent and Adult Intelligence , now in its third edition. ALAN S. KAUFMAN, PhD, a leading expert on intelligence testing, is Clinical Professor of Psychology at the Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine. His books, tests, and intelligent testing approach have had worldwide impact on clinical assessment. Dr. Kaufman's approach to test interpretation and his tests--such as KABC-II and KTEA-II, which he co-created with Nadeen Kaufman--reflect an integration of psychometric, theoretical, and clinical perspectives. Alan and Nadeen are the Series Editors of Wiley's Essentials of Psychological Assessment series.
    Table of contents
    Series Preface xi Preface to the Second Edition xiii Acknowledgments xvii One Introduction and Overview 1 Two How to Administer the WAIS-IV 53 Three How to Score the WAIS-IV 98 Four How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Conceptual and Clinical Foundations 119 Five How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Step-by-Step 150 Six Clinical Applications I: A Neuropsychological Approach to Interpretation of the WAIS-IV and the Use of the WAIS-IV in Learning Disability Assessments 216 George McCloskey, Emily S. Hartz, and Katherine Scipioni Seven Clinical Applications II: Age and Intelligence Across the Adult Life Span 254 Eight Clinical Applications III: WAIS-IV Use With Special Groups, Practice Effects, and Gender Differences 299 Nine Strengths and Weaknesses of the WAIS-IV 332 Ron Dumont and John O. Willis Ten Illustrative Case Reports 353 Eleven The Initial Digital Adaptation of the WAIS-IV 389 Tommie G. Cayton, Dustin Wahlstrom, and Mark H. Daniel References 427 Annotated Bibliography 445 About the Authors 448 Author Index 449 Subject Index 455 About the CD-ROM 472