Posters: All

ADHD

Inter-rater reliability of the Conners’ Adult ADHD Diagnostic Interview for DSM-IV (CAADID) in an adult ADHD trial.


 

Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

Effects of biomarkers on cognitive domains in Alzheimer’s Disease.


Differential item functioning and the Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive (ADAS-Cog) among patients with Alzheimer’s Disease.


Development and item selection of the Brief Episodic Memory Assessment to assess Episodic Memory in Alzheimer’s disease.


Using the Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale (ADAS-Cog) to establish threshold scores of cognitive impairment for patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment.


Dimensions of Dementia: Item Response Analysis of the ADAS-Cog in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease.


Development of The Brief Episodic Memory Assessment (BEMA): A new scale for episodic memory in Alzheimer’s disease to complement one-plus-one in vivo diagnosis strategy.


The Brief Episodic Memory Assessment: A new scale to measure the Episodic Memory in Alzheimer’s disease to complement the new one-plus-one in vivo diagnostic strategy.


The retrospective analysis of large data-set using data-monitoring algorithms: What are the logical relationships between the ADAS-Cog and MMSE?


 

Biological Psychiatry

Clinical variables, neurocognitive performance, and Val 108/58MET COMT polymorphisms on the prediction of response to cognitive remediation in schizophrenia.


Catechol-O-Methyltransferase (COMT) genotype as a predictor of response to Computerized Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective disorders.


 

Data Monitoring

The retrospective analysis of large data-set using data-monitoring algorithms: What are the logical relationships between the ADAS-Cog and MMSE?


Scoring algorithms to classify improbable score presentations among patients identified as placebo non-responders and placebo responders in clinical trials using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).


Using scoring algorithms to identify serious scoring violations among placebo responders and non-responders in clinical trials using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).


The impact of a data-monitoring program implemented at study midpoint on PANSS score consistency.


Challenges for PANSS reliability in international trials: Results from psychometric data-monitoring in a global schizophrenia trial.


 

Depression

Quantifying rater drift on the HAM-D in a sample of standardized rater training events: Implications for the reliability, sample size, and ongoing training strategy.


Cross cultural comparison of American and Japanese clinical ratings of patients with Major Depressive Disorder using the Hamilton Depression Scale – 17 (HAM-D17).


 

Blobal, Cultural and Language Studies

Cross cultural differences in the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) among European and Japanese raters.


Global inter-rater reliability, scale validity, and local perception: PANSS ratings and reactions from 4 countries.


The impact of language and culture on the delivery of standardized rater training for the PANSS across seven countries.


A Rasch model analysis to assess cross-cultural differences among items the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in Schizophrenia.


 

Neurocognition

Catechol-O-Methyltransferase (COMT) genotype as a predictor of response to Computerized Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective disorders.


Predictors of improvement following cognitive remediation in patients with schizophrenia.


Non-parametric Item Response Analysis of the five factor structure of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale.


 

Pediatric/Adolescent

Assessing the reliability of Tanner Staging in CNS trials: A cross-cultural comparison of European, Indian and US raters.


 

Placebo Response

Bayesian modeling to predict placebo responders in a schizophrenia trial using the Positive and Negative Syndrome (PANSS) subscale scores, in the initial weeks of treatment.


 

Psychometrics

Quantifying rater drift on the HAM-D in a sample of standardized rater training events: Implications for the reliability, sample size, and ongoing training strategy.


Global inter-rater reliability, scale validity, and local perception: PANSS ratings and reactions from 4 countries.


Are Intra Class Correlations (ICCs) Enough to Assess Rater Reliability? No!


Effect of language-specific training on rater performance in assessment of PANSS items and sub scales.


Rescaling the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS): Effects on percent change from baseline.

Use of Item Response Analysis to identify an Integrated Negative Symptom Factor of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in Schizophrenia.


Psychopathological characteristics of First Episode, Chronic Inpatients and Ambulatory patients with schizophrenia: A Non-parametric Item Response Analysis.


Validation and normalization of the Russian version of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS-Ru) in schizophrenia: Preliminary Findings.


A Rasch model analysis to assess cross-cultural differences in Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia.


Using generalizability theory to estimate the effect of raters, subjects and timepoints on the reliability of symptom ratings on the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).


Assessing the sources of unreliability (rater, subject, time-point) of placebo responders using items of the Positive and Negative syndrome Scale (PANSS).


PANSS item reliability: Can standardized rater training improve negative subscale item reliability.


Quantifying rater drift in an international sample of investigators participating in standardized rater training events: Is PANSS reliability maintained?


A pattern recognition matrix for placebo response in schizophrenia.


Inter-rater reliability in the assessment of paediatric schizophrenia using the PANSS: Training results from a Russian cohort.


 

Schizophrenia

Rescaling the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS): Effects on percent change from baseline.


How to measure Social Cognition in Schizophrenia? A comparison of measurements.


 

Schizophrenia & Related Psychosis

Use of Item Response Analysis to identify an Integrated Negative Symptom Factor of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in Schizophrenia.


Psychopathological characteristics of First Episode, Chronic Inpatients and Ambulatory patients with schizophrenia: A Non-parametric Item Response Analysis.


Validation and normalization of the Russian version of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS-Ru) in schizophrenia: Preliminary Findings.


A Rasch model analysis to assess cross-cultural differences in Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia.


Using generalizability theory to estimate the effect of raters, subjects and timepoints on the reliability of symptom ratings on the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).


Assessing the sources of unreliability (rater, subject, time-point) of placebo responders using items of the Positive and Negative syndrome Scale (PANSS).


PANSS item reliability: Can standardized rater training improve negative subscale item reliability.


Quantifying rater drift in an international sample of investigators participating in standardized rater training events: Is PANSS reliability maintained?


A pattern recognition matrix for placebo response in schizophrenia.


Inter-rater reliability in the assessment of paediatric schizophrenia using the PANSS: Training results from a Russian cohort.


 

Sleep Disorder

Reliability of a structured training program for the Global Assessment of Functioning Scale in patients with excessive sleepiness associated with shift work disorder.


Using the Global Assessment of Functioning to assess functional impairment and change in Shift Work Disorder.


 

Social Cognition

Preliminary Findings of the Dynamic Social Cognition Battery (DSCB), a comprehensive toolkit for Social Cognition in patients with schizophrenia.


The Facial and Auditory Emotion Perception Scale (FAEPS): A novel scale for utilizing dynamic images to test emotion perception in patients with schizophrenia.


How to measure Social Cognition in Schizophrenia? A comparison of measurements.


 

Surveillance

The retrospective analysis of large data-set using data-monitoring algorithms: What are the logical relationships between the ADAS-Cog and MMSE?


Scoring algorithms to classify improbable score presentations among patients identified as placebo non-responders and placebo responders in clinical trials using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).


Using scoring algorithms to identify serious scoring violations among placebo responders and non-responders in clinical trials using the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).


The impact of a data-monitoring program implemented at study midpoint on PANSS score consistency.


Challenges for PANSS reliability in international trials: Results from psychometric data-monitoring in a global schizophrenia trial.


 

Tourette’s

Teaching and Learning Tourette’s: Development of a Standardized Patient Training Program.