Chris Evans

What’s in a name (2): domains, scales, scores, factors & dimensions

The original commissioning specification for the CORE system required that the items in the measure covered domains of wellbeing (or “well being”, or “well-being”: there’s another naming issue!), problems/symptoms, functioning and risk.  The questions were supposed, where possible to include intrapsychic ones and interpersonal ones and functioning was to cover both more personal/intimate and more …

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What’s in a name (1): scoring CORE measures

We may have caused a bit of confusion by introducing the term “Clinical score”.  Perhaps it’s not on the scale of the Capulet/Montague name tragedy (Shakespeare, 1591-1995?) but it may be worth explaining the scoring here as I do see mistakes and do get asked about this. History We started out scoring using the mean …

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Putting a CORE measure into software

Since the first of January (2015) anyone can put any CORE measure into software under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence.  Previously, we had restricted this permission just to people using the measure in software just for a research project and otherwise only to CORE Information Management Systems (CORE IMS) and …

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Happy New Year!

Just a quick post to say that a very incomplete site, but one that contains the vital information about the change in licensing and the bare bones of all that will come, goes live, as planned, today.  Best wishes to all, Chris

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