en Psicología ISSN Impreso: 0258-6444 ISSN electrónico: 2215-3535

Los modelos mixtos de teoría de respuesta al ítem

Armel Brizuela



Se presentan los modelos mixtos de teoría de respuesta al ítem y cómo estos pueden ser utilizados para identificar subagrupaciones no observadas de examinados denominadas como clases latentes. Asimismo se ejemplifica la utilidad del modelo mixto de teoría de respuesta al ítem de dos parámetros, mediante el cual se logra detectar la presencia de ítems en una escala de depresión que miden de manera distinta a los examinados en comparación con el resto de ítems que componen dicho instrumento. Finalmente, se presentan algunas recomendaciones generales en cuanto a la complementariedad que debe existir entre la teoría sustantiva que subyace al desarrollo de una escala y la aplicación de los modelos mixtos de teoría de respuesta al ítem.

Palabras clave

Psicometría; Teoría de respuesta al ítem; modelos de mezcla; clases latentes; Escala de depresión geriátrica.

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