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Developing learning slope scores for the repeatable battery for the assessment of neuropsychological status.

Robert J Spencer, Brian D Gradwohl, Trevor F Williams, Victoria M Kordovski, Dustin B Hammers,

Initial learning and learning slope are often acknowledged as important qualitative aspects of learning, but the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS) contains discrete indices for neither. The traditional method of calculating learning slope involves a difference score between the last trial and first trial, which is ... Read more >>

Appl Neuropsychol Adult (Applied neuropsychology. Adult)
[2020, :1-7]

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Withdrawal Symptom, Treatment Mechanism, and/or Side Effect? Developing an Explicit Measurement Model for Smoking Cessation Research.

Sarah S Tonkin, Trevor F Williams, Leonard J Simms, Stephen T Tiffany, Martin C Mahoney, Robert A Schnoll, Paul M Cinciripini, Larry W Hawk,

INTRODUCTION:Assessment of withdrawal symptoms, treatment mechanisms, and side effects is central to understanding and improving smoking cessation interventions. Though each domain is typically assessed separately with widely used questionnaires to separately assess each domain (eg, Minnesota Nicotine Withdrawal Scale = withdrawal; Questionnaire of Smoking Urges-Brief = craving; Positive and Negative ... Read more >>

Nicotine Tob. Res. (Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco)
[2020, 22(4):482-491]

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Does the number of response options matter? Psychometric perspectives using personality questionnaire data.

Leonard J Simms, Kerry Zelazny, Trevor F Williams, Lee Bernstein,

Psychological tests typically include a response scale whose purpose it is to organize and constrain the options available to respondents and facilitate scoring. One such response scale is the Likert scale, which initially was introduced to have a specific 5-point form. In practice, such scales have varied considerably in the ... Read more >>

Psychol Assess (Psychological assessment)
[2019, 31(4):557-566]

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Personality traits and maladaptivity: Unipolarity versus bipolarity.

Trevor F Williams, Leonard J Simms,

OBJECTIVE:Dimensional personality trait models have gained favor as an alternative to categorical personality disorder (PD) diagnosis; however, debate persists regarding whether these traits should be conceptualized as maladaptive at both extremes (i.e., maladaptively bipolar) or just one trait pole (i.e., unipolar). METHOD:To inform the debate on maladaptive bipolarity, linear and ... Read more >>

J Pers (Journal of personality)
[2018, 86(5):888-901]

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Personality disorder models and their coverage of interpersonal problems.

Trevor F Williams, Leonard J Simms,

Interpersonal dysfunction is a defining feature of personality disorders (PDs) and can serve as a criterion for comparing PD models. In this study, the interpersonal coverage of 4 competing PD models was examined using a sample of 628 current or recent psychiatric patients who completed the NEO Personality Inventory-3 First ... Read more >>

Personal Disord (Personality disorders)
[2016, 7(1):15-27]

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The aversive interpersonal behaviors associated with pathological personality traits.

Trevor F Williams, Katherine M Thomas, M Brent Donnellan, Christopher J Hopwood,

Although interpersonal dysfunction is a defining feature of personality disorders (PDs), relatively little is known about how features of PD are perceived by others. In the current study, students (n = 225) reported on the traits and aversive interpersonal behaviors of individuals with pathological personality features. Aversive behaviors were measured ... Read more >>

J. Pers. Disord. (Journal of personality disorders)
[2014, 28(6):824-840]

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Stability of the DSM-5 Section III pathological personality traits and their longitudinal associations with psychosocial functioning in personality disordered individuals.

Aidan G C Wright, William R Calabrese, Monica M Rudick, Wern How Yam, Kerry Zelazny, Trevor F Williams, Jane H Rotterman, Leonard J Simms,

This study was conducted to establish (a) the stability of the DSM-5 Section III personality disorder (PD) traits, (b) whether these traits predict future psychosocial functioning, and (c) whether changes in traits track with changes in psychosocial functioning across time. Ninety-three outpatients (61% female) diagnosed with at least 1 PD ... Read more >>

J Abnorm Psychol (Journal of abnormal psychology)
[2015, 124(1):199-207]

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