Wechsler Memory Scale - Fourth Edition, Australian and New Zealand Language Adapted EditionWMS-IV A&NZ Language Adapted Edition
- Evaluate memory capabilities as part of an adult psychological evaluation
- Publication date:
- Completion time:
- 45 - 60 minutes
- Individual; Q-interactive administration and scoring, Q-global scoring and reporting, or manual scoring
- Age range:
- 16 years to 90 years 11 months
- Qualification level:
WMS-IV A&NZ coming late 2025!
The WMS-IV was developed to provide you with the most advanced measure of memory.
With results you can trust, the WMS-IV can help:
As a clinician, you’ll love the WMS-IV for its:
In recognition of emerging demographic and clinical trends, the WMS-IV was developed to provide you with the most advanced measure of memory and results you can trust when addressing the changing clinical landscape.
Australia and New Zealand Language Adaptation
To maintain high levels of validity and reliability, and to ensure the most effective use in Australia and New Zealand, the WMS-IV has been language adapted for our populations.
WMS-IV User Applications
Content and Administration
Scores and Interpretation
The WMS-IV provides five index scores and three index-level contrast scores for the adult battery and four index scores and two index – level contrast scores for the older adult battery.
WMS-IV offers revised test structure:
Based on “N-Back Paradigm”, Spatial Addition requires minimal motor function as the client must:
A “Visual analog to Digit Span”, clients are asked to remember the design and the left to right sequence of the design. The clients are then asked to select the correct design from foils and choose them in the correct sequence.
No more motor requirements
Containing four items of increasing difficulty, Design Memory evaluates immediate and delayed recall as well as delayed recognition. It does not include drawing and reduces the opportunity to guess the correct response. You can obtain scores for spatial, details, and correct content in the correct location as well as contrast scores for spatial versus detail, immediate versus delayed, and recognition versus delayed.
Obtain scores for spatial, details, and correct content in the correct location.
Features and Benefits
WMS-IV Builds on a tradition of innovation by:
Changing demographics and the increasing number of older clients prompted valuable enhancements, including:
Feedback from users led to changes that improve: