[Rasch] Models of unidimensional constructs have their limitations

Trevor Bond trevor.bond at jcu.edu.au
Tue Nov 6 15:34:54 EST 2007


mea culpa...denied not denied (sorry Dr Freud...it was a slip)
>Dear Rod
>HRQoL is one of the areas where Rasch is having a major impact, if I 
>can judge by the articles I am asked to review.
>Are multidimensional states a composite of unidimensional states?
>Why would we ever expect that any human condition could be DEFINED 
>by one dimension?
>thanks for your prompt!
>TGB

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