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    1. Compare and contrast summaries

    2. Based on the analysis of your articles, discuss the use of your selected measure. Explain who is qualified to administer and interpret the measure and the settings?such as occupational, academic, or counseling?in which it would be appropriate to use the measure.

    3. Differentiate between the populations for which your selected psychological measure is valid and invalid.

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    Let?s take a closer look at these questions, which will help you prepare for your final copy. I also attached a sample APA paper for you to refer to when writing your final copy.


    1. Compare and contrast summaries.

    It is not clear what this question is referring. Is it asking to compare a summary of two measures or a summary of two articles validating or discussing child depression measures.

    If it is asking you to compare and contrast two different child depression tests, you can consider the following:

    ? Children's Depression Inventory (CDI) (See http://portal.wpspublish.com/portal/page?_pageid=53,69991&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL)
    ? Children's Depression Rating Scale, Revised (CDRS-R) http://portal.wpspublish.com/portal/page?_pageid=53,69676&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL
    ? Multiscore Depression Inventory for Children (MDI-C) http://portal.wpspublish.com/portal/page?_pageid=53,70183&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL
    ? Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Edition (RCMAS-2) http://portal.wpspublish.com/portal/page?_pageid=53,234661&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

    If it is asking you to compare two summaries of articles, you can consider the following two articles:

    1). Validation Study of Tripartite Model of Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents: Clinical Sample in Korea (Yang, Hong, Joung & Kim, 2006)

    This study was aimed at developing a depression model, using two child depression measures for other ethnic groups (other than Caucasian in America), that is more applicable to diverse ethnic and cultural groups. Specifically, the authors used a tripartite model for child and adolescent anxiety and depression in Korea, using confirmatory factor analysis with logically selected items from the Revised Children?s Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS), as well as the ...

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