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psychometric validity

The psychometric soundness of questionnaires used in clinical trials and outcomes research to demonstrate that they measure what they are designed to measure. The term is often used interchangeably with psychometric validation, the process of validating such questionnaires.

Types of psychometric validity
Construct validity, face validity.
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Psychometric validation of the obsessive belief questionnaire and interpretation of intrusions inventory--Part 2: Factor analyses and testing of a brief version.
Part III circles back around to describe the development of the instruments through the longitudinal Children in Care study, and presents psychometric validation of the scales.
International trials to delay onset of MCI due to Alzheimer's disease are complex in design, requiring careful consideration of case definition, site characteristics, selection of primary outcome metrics and methods to ensure appropriate cultural and psychometric validation.
Psychometric validation of an overactive bladder symptom and health-related quality of life questionnaire: the OAB-q.
While the CAPS is often used as a gold standard comparison in studies of psychometric validation, one should note that the CAPS and PCL measure different aspects of posttraumatic symptomatology.
Following the beta testing, WayFind underwent psychometric validation to ensure the data are accurate and statistically significant.
The paper, entitled "The Subjective Sexual Arousal Scale for Men (SSASM): Preliminary Development and Psychometric Validation of a Multidimensional Measure of Subjective Male Sexual Arousal," has been published in the online version of the Journal of Sexual Medicine and will appear in a forthcoming print issue.
Vice President Mei Sheng Duh will present on the psychometric validation of a patient symptom assessment-lung cancer instrument for small cell lung cancer.