Apart from some studies of computerised diagnosis involving the AGECAT system [3687] I have also worked with composite measurement scales [1174] including a number of cross-cutural studies [112918] and on a whole variety of other measurement issues [5101213141615].

References

[1]   G A Baker, A Jacoby, D F Smith, M E Dewey, and D W Chadwick. Development of a novel scale to assess life fulfilment as part of the further refinement of a quality-of-life model for epilepsy. Epilepsia, 35(3):591–596, 1994.

[2]   E Castro-Costa, M E Dewey, R Stewart, S Banerjee, F Huppert, C Mendonca-Lima, C Bula, F Reischies, J Wancata, K Ritchie, M Tsolaki, R Mateos, and M Prince. Ascertaining late-life depressive symptoms in Europe: an evaluation of the EURO-D scale in 10 nations. The SHARE project. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 17:12–29, 2008.

[3]   J R M Copeland, M E Dewey, and H M Griffiths-Jones. A computerized psychiatric diagnostic system and case nomenclature for elderly subjects: GMS and AGECAT. Psychological Medicine, 16(1):89–99, 1986.

[4]   J C Day, G Wood, M E Dewey, and R P Bentall. A self-rating scale for measuring neuroleptic side-effects. Validation in a group of schizophrenic patients. British Journal of Psychiatry, 166:650–653, 1995.

[5]   M E Dewey. Designs for studies evaluating tests. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 12:492–494, 1997.

[6]   M E Dewey and J R M Copeland. Computerized psychiatric diagnosis in the elderly - AGECAT. Journal of Microcomputer Applications, 9(2):135–140, 1986.

[7]   M E Dewey and J R M Copeland. Diagnosis of dementia from the History and Aetiology Schedule. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 16:912–917, 2001.

[8]   M E Dewey, J R M Copeland, A Lobo, P Saz, and J L Día. Computerized diagnosis from a standardized history schedule: A preliminary communication about the organic section of the HAS-AGECAT. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 7(6):443–446, 1992.

[9]   C Hanlon, G Medhin, A Alem, M Araya, A Abdulahi, M Tesfaye, D Wondimagegn, H Taha, B Anbesse, Y Baheretibeb, M E Dewey, and M Prince. Measuring common mental disorders in women in Ethiopia: Reliability and construct validity of the comprehensive psychopathological rating scale. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43:653–659, 2008.

[10]   D W K Kay, M E Dewey, I G McKeith, M O O’Cuill, C McCracken, A F Fairbairn, R Harrison, J C Illing, and S Hrisos. Do experienced diagnosticians agree about the diagnosis of dementia from survey data? The effects of informants’ reports and interviewers’ vignettes. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 13:852–861, 1998.

[11]   L Larraga, P Saz, M E Dewey, G Marcos, A Lobo, and the ZARADEMP workgroup. Validation of the Spanish version of the EURO–D scale: an instrument for detecting depression in older people. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21:1199–1205, 2006.

[12]   The Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Survey research into health problems of elderly people: a comparison of self-report with proxy information. International Journal of Epidemiology, 29:684–697, 2000.

[13]   The Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Survey research into health problems of elderly people: multivariate analysis of concordance between self-report and proxy information. International Journal of Epidemiology, 29:698–703, 2000.

[14]   C J Parker, M E Dewey, and the TOTAL study group. Assessing research outcomes by postal questionnaire with telephone follow-up. International Journal of Epidemiology, 29:1065–1069, 2000.

[15]    M J Prince, J Llibre de Rodriguez, L Noriega, A Lopez, D Acosta, E Albanese, R Arizaga, J R M Copeland, M E Dewey, C P Ferri, M Guerra, Y Huang, K S Jacob, E S Krishnamoorthy, P McKeigue, R Sousa, R J Stewart, A Salas, Sosa A L, and R Uwakwe. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group’s fully operationalised DSM IV dementia computerized diagnostic algorithm, and its criterion validity, compared with that of the 10/66 dementia algorithm, against clinician diagnosis: a population validation study. BMC Public Health, 8:219, 2008.

[16]   C Sackley, P Richardson, K McDonnell, S Ratib, M E Dewey, and H J Hill. The reliability of balance, mobility and self–care measures in a population of adults with a learning disability known to the physiotherapy service. Clinical Rehabilitation, 19:216–223, 2005.

[17]   P D Slade and M E Dewey. Development and preliminary validation of SCANS: A screening instrument for identifying individuals at risk of developing anorexia. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 5(3):517–538, 1986.

[18]   R M Sousa, M E Dewey, D Acosta, A T Jotheeswaran, E Castro-Costa, C P Ferri, M Guerra, Y Huang, K S Jacob, J G R Pichardo, N G Ramírez, J L Rodriguez, M C Rodriguez, A Salas, A L Sosa, J Williams, and M J Prince. Measuring disability across cultures — the psychometric properties of the WHODAS II in older people from seven low– and middle– income countries. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based survey. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 19:1–17, 2010.