Saturday, July 31

Contemporary study – Kroenke et al. – testing the validity/reliability of the PHQ-8

Tasks and Resources

  1. Work through the introduction task to get a feel for the BRFSS survey: 

    BRFSS and PHQ 8

  2. Read through: 


  3. Work through the revision exercise to strengthen your knowledge in writing: 

    Kroenke et al pass n play

  4. Use the resources above and the textbook to make structured notes into your workbooks on this study. You will need:
    1. Description (A01) – make sure you get full details here of aims, method etc.
    2. Evaluation (A03) – GRAVE-C – link each A03 to a piece of A01
    3. Judgments/conclusions – overall what does the evidence suggest about the value/reliability/etc. of this study?
  5. Plan and write an answer to the question below.

Typical Question/s

  1. Evaluate your contemporary study on depression from Clinical Psychology. (20)

See the 20 mark evaluate guidance from Edexcel: 

 LBMS guidance_2015 Specs_v1.5.pdf

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