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Development of a Computer Adaptive Test of Personality Disorder

Simms | Welte

The goals of this study were to develop a comprehensive set of personality pathology dimensions and an efficient method of measuring them. Computerized adaptive testing and item response theory were used, in a sample of psychiatric patients plus a general population sample. Funded by NIMH to Dr. Leonard J. Simms, UB’s Department of Psychology. Co-investigators include Drs. John E. Roberts, UB’s Department of Psychology and John W. Welte, RIA. Subaccount to Dr. Welte, 2008-2013.