142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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2014 Rema Lapouse Lecture - Award For Lifetime Achievement In Epidemiology, Mental Health and Applied Public Health Statistics “Why Do Study Participants Report Fewer Symptoms and Problems in Later Waves of Longitudinal Studies?” Patrick Shrout PhD, New York University

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Patrick Shrout, PhD will receive the Lapouse Award and offer an award lecture. Dr Shrout is Professor, New York University, Department of Psychology, and also Past-President of the American Psychopathological Association, and the Society of Multivariate Behavioral Research. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Statistical Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. He is former Associate Editor of Psychological Methods and current Treasurer of the American Psychopathological Association. He received his Ph.D. in psychology in 1976 at the University of Chicago, and joined the biostatistics faculty of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the same year. He has made contributions to a number of research literatures, including rater reliability with Joe Fleiss, screening for rare disorders, mediation analysis with Niall Bolger, cross-cultural comparisons of mental health disorders with Bruce Dohrenwend, Glorisa Canino and Margarita Alegria, and support and coping in the context of intimate relationships.
Session Objectives: Describe mechanisms for the Decline After Initial Report (DAIR) pattern, including a therapeutic benefit of repeated assessments a process of learning/optimization of participant responses, and a conversation norm process by which participants try to adjust their reports to match the demand characteristics.
Bruce Link, PhD

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