02 N 22071 Antihypertensive medication and reduced risk of stroke o r 03 N

02 n 22071 antihypertensive medication and reduced

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r = .02 N = 22,071 Antihypertensive medication and reduced risk of stroke o r = .03 N = 59086 chemotherapy and surviving breast cancer o r = .03 N = 9063 Combat exposure in Vietnam and subsequent PTSD within 18 years r = .11 N = 2490 Extent of familial social support and lower blood pressure r = .12 K = 12 Impact of media violence on subsequently naturally occurring interpersonal aggression r = .13 K = 12 Self-disclosure and likability r = .14 K =94 Post-high school grades and job performance r = .16 N = 13,984
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Validity of employment interviews for predicting job success r = .2 N = 25,244 …………………… o Table 2 Demonstrates that (1) Both psychological and medical tests have varying degrees of validity (2) validity coefficients for many psychological tests are indistinguishable from those observed for many medical tests (3) psychological tests often generate substantial effect sizes o The validity coefficients found for psychological tests frequently exceed those for many of the medical and psychological interventions listed in Table 1 Thus provides compelling support for – the value of psychological testing and assessment And thus the actions of health administrators [to differentially limit reimbursement for psychological tests and medical tests] are not justifiable on the basis of a broad overview of the empirical evidence Examples of testing and assessment validity coefficients with an emphasis on meta-analytic results ……….. o Conclusions Review documented the strong, positive evidence that already exists on the value of psychological testing and assessment for clinical practice Demonstrated that the validity of psychological tests is comparable to the validity of medical tests Indicated that differential limits on reimbursement for psychological tests and medical tests cannot be justified on the basis of the empirical evidence
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