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Psychological-Educational Studies

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Evaluation in Rehabilitation: Outcomes, Assessments, and Measurement of Change 1287


Bengel J.
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany

Kraft M.
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany

Mittag O.
University Medical Center of Freiburg, Germany

The evaluation of rehabilitation interventions is of essential significance in rehabilitation and rehabilitation research. In this context, the present article deals with the most important aspects concerning the measurement of success and change. Pivotal outcome criteria and indicators as well as the most often applied self report instruments are introduced. The IRES-3 (Indicators of Rehabilitation Status), developed in Germany, is described in more detail. Following questions regarding the measurement of change, alternative assessment methods, namely goal-oriented measure and adaptive testing based on Item-Response-Theory, are discussed.

Keywords: Diagnostic measures, assessment methods, outcome evaluation, quality of life, item response theory, rehabilitation

Column: Psychological Rehabilitation and Correction

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