Course: Statistics in Psychosocial Research: Measurement
Statistics in Psychosocial Research: Measurement
William Eaton, Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, and Jeannie-Marie Leoutsakos
Presents quantitative approaches to measurement in the psychological and social sciences. Topics include the principles of psychometrics, including reliability and validity; the statistical basis for latent variable analysis, including exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and latent class analysis; and item response theory. Draws examples from the social sciences, including stress and distress, social class and socioeconomic status, personality; consumer satisfaction, functional impairment and disability, quality of life, and the measurement of overall health status. Intended for doctoral students.