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Some supplementary methods for the analysis of RBANS

Crawford, John R.; Garthwaite, Paul H.; Morrice, Nicola and Duff, Kevin (2012). Some supplementary methods for the analysis of RBANS. Psychological Assessment, 24(2) pp. 365–374.

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Supplementary methods for the analysis of the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status are made available, including (a) quantifying the number of abnormally low Index scores and abnormally large differences exhibited by a case and accompanying this with estimates of the percentages of the normative population expected to exhibit at least this number of low scores and large differences, (b) estimating the overall abnormality of a case's Index score profile using the Mahalanobis Distance Index (MDI), (c) reporting confidence limits on differences between a case's Index scores, and (d) offering the option of applying a sequential Bonferroni correction when testing for reliable differences. With the exception of the MDI, all the methods can be obtained using the formulas and tables provided in this article. However, for the convenience of clinicians, and to reduce the possibility of clerical error, the methods have also been implemented in a computer program. More importantly, the program allows the methods to be applied when only a subset of the Indexes is available. The program can be downloaded from

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 American Psychological Association
ISSN: 1939-134X
Keywords: profile analysis; base rates; single-case methods
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 36587
Depositing User: Sara Griffin
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2013 09:39
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:13
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