Reliability And Validity Of Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children Third Edition (Wisc-III) In Iran

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Alireza Jazayeri 1 , * , Abas Poorshahbaz 2

1 Oinical Psychologist (PhD),Assistant Professor in Department of Psychology, The Science of Welfare and Rehabilitation University, Evln, Tehran, Iran.

2 Clinical Psychologist (PhD),University teacher in Department of Psychology,The Science of Welfare and Rehabilitation University,Evin, Tehran, Iran.

How to Cite: Jazayeri A, Poorshahbaz A. Reliability And Validity Of Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children Third Edition (Wisc-III) In Iran, J Med Edu. 2003 ; 2(2):e105004. doi: 10.22037/jme.v2i2.881.

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Journal of Medical Education: 2 (2); e105004
Published Online: March 18, 2009
Article Type: Research Article
Received: March 17, 2009
Accepted: March 18, 2009
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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to adapt, normalize and to determine reliability and validity of W1SC-. At adaptation stage, 835 students were selected through a systematic random sampling from 30 schools, after completion the test, suitable items were chosen according to  Iranian culture. Then. at normalizing stage, 2456 boys and girls were selected through a  systematic random sampling from 72 educational departments. The results showed thai the reliability coefficients is higher than 0.95 and the validity is high the WJSC-111 has sufficient and satisfied reliability and validity in Iranian students.

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