Cross-cultural effect on suboptimal effort detection: An example of the Digit Span subtest of the WAIS-III in Taiwan

Cheng Chang Yang, Chen Jay Kao, Ting Wen Cheng, Chi Cheng Yang, Wei Han Wang, Rwei Ling Yu, Yen Hsuan Hsu, Mau Sun Hua

研究成果: Article

2 引文 (Scopus)

摘要

Suppressed Digit Span performance has been proposed as an embedded indicator for suboptimal effort detection in neuropsychological evaluations in Western societies, particularly in the USA. However, its effectiveness in Chinese countries remains unexplored. The purposes of this study were first to explore normative Digit Span performance patterns between the Taiwan and American standardization samples, then to examine performances of patients with traumatic brain injury and with psychiatric diseases on the embedded measures (the Digit Span Scaled Score, Vocabulary minus Digit Span difference score, Reliable Digit Span, and the longest string of digits forward and backward) through retrospective data analysis. The normative Digit Span performance differs between the two cultural populations. Although litigating and nonlitigating participants perform differently on these measures, further prospective studies are needed to explore this issue with comprehensive external corroborating validity data.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)869-878
頁數10
期刊Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology
27
發行號8
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2012 十二月 1

指紋

Vocabulary
Taiwan
Psychiatry
Prospective Studies
Population
Traumatic Brain Injury

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

引用此文

Yang, Cheng Chang ; Kao, Chen Jay ; Cheng, Ting Wen ; Yang, Chi Cheng ; Wang, Wei Han ; Yu, Rwei Ling ; Hsu, Yen Hsuan ; Hua, Mau Sun. / Cross-cultural effect on suboptimal effort detection : An example of the Digit Span subtest of the WAIS-III in Taiwan. 於: Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 2012 ; 卷 27, 編號 8. 頁 869-878.
@article{efceef080fea40eb948f8f23a1d45979,
title = "Cross-cultural effect on suboptimal effort detection: An example of the Digit Span subtest of the WAIS-III in Taiwan",
abstract = "Suppressed Digit Span performance has been proposed as an embedded indicator for suboptimal effort detection in neuropsychological evaluations in Western societies, particularly in the USA. However, its effectiveness in Chinese countries remains unexplored. The purposes of this study were first to explore normative Digit Span performance patterns between the Taiwan and American standardization samples, then to examine performances of patients with traumatic brain injury and with psychiatric diseases on the embedded measures (the Digit Span Scaled Score, Vocabulary minus Digit Span difference score, Reliable Digit Span, and the longest string of digits forward and backward) through retrospective data analysis. The normative Digit Span performance differs between the two cultural populations. Although litigating and nonlitigating participants perform differently on these measures, further prospective studies are needed to explore this issue with comprehensive external corroborating validity data.",
author = "Yang, {Cheng Chang} and Kao, {Chen Jay} and Cheng, {Ting Wen} and Yang, {Chi Cheng} and Wang, {Wei Han} and Yu, {Rwei Ling} and Hsu, {Yen Hsuan} and Hua, {Mau Sun}",
year = "2012",
month = "12",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1093/arclin/acs081",
language = "English",
volume = "27",
pages = "869--878",
journal = "Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology",
issn = "0887-6177",
publisher = "Elsevier BV",
number = "8",

}

Cross-cultural effect on suboptimal effort detection : An example of the Digit Span subtest of the WAIS-III in Taiwan. / Yang, Cheng Chang; Kao, Chen Jay; Cheng, Ting Wen; Yang, Chi Cheng; Wang, Wei Han; Yu, Rwei Ling; Hsu, Yen Hsuan; Hua, Mau Sun.

於: Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 卷 27, 編號 8, 01.12.2012, p. 869-878.

研究成果: Article

TY - JOUR

T1 - Cross-cultural effect on suboptimal effort detection

T2 - An example of the Digit Span subtest of the WAIS-III in Taiwan

AU - Yang, Cheng Chang

AU - Kao, Chen Jay

AU - Cheng, Ting Wen

AU - Yang, Chi Cheng

AU - Wang, Wei Han

AU - Yu, Rwei Ling

AU - Hsu, Yen Hsuan

AU - Hua, Mau Sun

PY - 2012/12/1

Y1 - 2012/12/1

N2 - Suppressed Digit Span performance has been proposed as an embedded indicator for suboptimal effort detection in neuropsychological evaluations in Western societies, particularly in the USA. However, its effectiveness in Chinese countries remains unexplored. The purposes of this study were first to explore normative Digit Span performance patterns between the Taiwan and American standardization samples, then to examine performances of patients with traumatic brain injury and with psychiatric diseases on the embedded measures (the Digit Span Scaled Score, Vocabulary minus Digit Span difference score, Reliable Digit Span, and the longest string of digits forward and backward) through retrospective data analysis. The normative Digit Span performance differs between the two cultural populations. Although litigating and nonlitigating participants perform differently on these measures, further prospective studies are needed to explore this issue with comprehensive external corroborating validity data.

AB - Suppressed Digit Span performance has been proposed as an embedded indicator for suboptimal effort detection in neuropsychological evaluations in Western societies, particularly in the USA. However, its effectiveness in Chinese countries remains unexplored. The purposes of this study were first to explore normative Digit Span performance patterns between the Taiwan and American standardization samples, then to examine performances of patients with traumatic brain injury and with psychiatric diseases on the embedded measures (the Digit Span Scaled Score, Vocabulary minus Digit Span difference score, Reliable Digit Span, and the longest string of digits forward and backward) through retrospective data analysis. The normative Digit Span performance differs between the two cultural populations. Although litigating and nonlitigating participants perform differently on these measures, further prospective studies are needed to explore this issue with comprehensive external corroborating validity data.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84872952920&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84872952920&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1093/arclin/acs081

DO - 10.1093/arclin/acs081

M3 - Article

C2 - 23018018

AN - SCOPUS:84872952920

VL - 27

SP - 869

EP - 878

JO - Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

JF - Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

SN - 0887-6177

IS - 8

ER -