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Adapting Western developmental measures for use in resource poor settings: methodological issues.

Abubakar, Amina and Alcock, Katie J. and Holding, Penny (2008) Adapting Western developmental measures for use in resource poor settings: methodological issues. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93 (1). pp. 23-29. ISSN 0003-9888

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    Abstract

    We applaud the efforts of Gladstone et al[1] in their adaptation of developmental assessment tools for use in sub-Saharan Africa. We would like however to offer some advice for those attempting to follow in their footsteps with no background in cross-cultural psychology or psychometrics.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Archives of Disease in Childhood
    Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
    ID Code: 31009
    Deposited By: Dr Katherine Alcock
    Deposited On: 15 Dec 2009 11:28
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 20:30
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31009

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