Documents related to the career of Robert Kellner, including manuscripts, correspondence
and research project files.
Robert Kellner , M.D., Ph.D. (1922-1992) was born and raised in Czechoslovakia, received
his medical education in England, and spent his later years in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He
developed specific rating scales (Symptom Rating Test; Symptom Questionnaire; Brief
Depression Rating Scale; and Illness Attitude Scales) based on the psychometric property of
"sensitivity" (ability of a test to discriminate between the effects of two treatments).
Kellner's research and publiations included work on hypochondriasis; psychotherapeutic
strategies in psychophysiological disorders; and and the treatment of somatization and
abnormal illness behavior.
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