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J. Intell. 2017, 5(1), 2; doi:10.3390/jintelligence5010002

Confirmatory Factor Analysis of WAIS-IV in a Clinical Sample: Examining a Bi-Factor Model

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Neuropsychology Department, James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW, UK
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Clinical Psychology, Teesside University, Middlesbrough TS1 3BX, UK
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Academic Editor: Paul De Boeck
Received: 17 October 2016 / Revised: 8 December 2016 / Accepted: 23 December 2016 / Published: 30 December 2016
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Abstract

There have been a number of studies that have examined the factor structure of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale IV (WAIS-IV) using the standardization sample. In this study, we investigate its factor structure on a clinical neuropsychology sample of mixed aetiology. Correlated factor, higher-order and bi-factor models are all tested. Overall, the results suggest that the WAIS-IV will be suitable for use with this population. View Full-Text
Keywords: WAIS; confirmatory factor analysis; bi-factor model; clinical sample WAIS; confirmatory factor analysis; bi-factor model; clinical sample
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Collinson, R.; Evans, S.; Wheeler, M.; Brechin, D.; Moffitt, J.; Hill, G.; Muncer, S. Confirmatory Factor Analysis of WAIS-IV in a Clinical Sample: Examining a Bi-Factor Model. J. Intell. 2017, 5, 2.

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