Marsha Snow, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The 10 items were separately validated on the sample of persons living with diabetes mellitus and the sample of family caregivers of persons with severe disabilities. A raw score-to-logit conversion table for the item version is available upon request from the corresponding author. Related Assessment Number of Related Assessments: The inter- services were asked to identify potential volunteers vention used in Huband et al.
Journal of Pediatric Psychology. The low-vision rehabilitation sample was administered the SPSI-R short form and several other psychological measures following their initial clinical eye examination. To maintain content validity with the full scale, we selected two items from each scale for inclusion in our reduced item scale. Social problem-solving abilities and health behaviors among persons with a recent-onset spinal cord injury. Relationship between clinical symptoms, personality dis- Acknowledgements turbance, and social function:
Caregiver social problem-solving abilities and family member adjustment following congestive heart failure. Because research suggests that health care professionals, for a variety of reasons, often fail to detect common psychological problems Baker et al.
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Data Analysis The goal of the inventory-revise was to identify items from the SPSI-R that might provide an efficient assessment of social problem-solving abilities and that correlated with measures of personal adjustment in a manner socia with the theoretical model of social problem-solving abilities. As part of a more detailed evaluation, par- 0exaggerated or accentuated score 1or at the ticipants were asked to complete the SPSI-R and criterion level or pathological score 2.
Psychological practice in primary care settings: The relationships between personality disorders and social problem solving in adults. Applying the Rasch model: The measurement properties of the 10 items were then cross-validated in the other two samples described above. Footnotes 1 To obtain the 10 items that were selected from the SPSI-R short form for this efficient version of social problem-solving abilities, interested persons must contact the owners of the instrument: Journal of Behavioral Medicine.
British Journal of Health Psychology. Based on these results, the items appear to efficiently assess global social problem-solving abilities.
It may well be that Note: All measures were read aloud to the low-vision and caregiver samples; the diabetes sample completed the measures on their own recognizance and returned the completed questionnaires via mail. A measure of interpersonal cognitive problem-solving skills.
Select Language of Tool: The item version of the SPSI-R represents a brief, effective way in which clinicians and researchers in busy health care settings can quickly assess global problem-solving abilities and identify those persons at-risk for complicated adjustment. Higher scores are indicative of depressive symptomatology. British Journal of Psychiatry,— Results from the Rasch analysis suggest that the reliability and item fit for the item version was satisfactory and comparable across samples.
The 10 items were also cross-validated.
Creating a total score from all SPSI-R items is partly justified by the high internal consistencies found for the full set of items, but internal consistency is a weak test of inventory-revized Hattie, Journal of Pediatric Psychology. This study has strength in (spei-r) diagnoses, McMurran, M. Long and short forms available Comprehensive results that assess strengths and weaknesses Spanish translation available. As part of separate, ongoing studies, the SPSI-R long-form version was administered to both the caregiver sample and the diabetes sample.
Prospective participants identified from the clinic database by clinic administration were mailed a questionnaire containing a cover letter describing the nature of the study, a brief demographic form that did not request any personal identification, a consent form, and the measures of social problem-solving abilities and adjustment. By conducting these analyses on data collected from three distinct samples, we may examine the generalizability and replicability of the results.
Thus, clinicians and researchers in these types of settings are often faced with the difficult choice of using brief and efficient psychometrically sound measures or no measures at all to evaluate patients who may be at-risk (spsl-r) problems with adjustment Elder et al.
Consulting Psychologist Press; American Journal of Preventative Medicine. Identify problem-solving strengths and weaknesses in youth and adults 13 and inventory-revjsed. Future studies examining these 10 items of the SPSI-R with social problem-solving performance-based measures are needed.
Social problem-solving abilities and psychological adjustment of persons in low vision rehabilitation. These challenges have important implications for the measurement of social problem-solving abilities currently assessed by the SPSI-R short form in clinical and research endeavors in medical settings.