Psych 571 Chap 3
Psych 571 Chap 3 571-01
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Chapter 3 Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment • Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder (DSM-5) • Each disorder has specific criteria that need to be met Methods of Assessment • Clinical Interview o Identify info, description of presenting probs., psychosocial history, psychiatric history, medical prob./medication • Intelligence tests o Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) o Wechsler Intelligence Scale-Children (WISC) o Scores based on deviation in population • Personality Tests o Projective tests § Rorschach • 10 inkblots § Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) • Cards depict ambiguous scenes o Objective tests § Range of responses is limited § Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory • About 575 true-false questions • Neuropsychological Assessment o Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test § Assess brain damage • Behavioral Assessment o Self-monitoring o Behavioral rating scales • Physiological Assessment o Positron emission tomography (PET) § Tracer mixed with glucose and injected Psychotherapy • Psychodynamic o Free association: uncensored thoughts § Say whatever comes to mind o Resistance: unwilling/unable to discuss material o Dream analysis o Transference: client transfers feelings to therapist o Countertransference: therapist transfers feelings to client Behavior Therapy o Systematic desensitization: exposure to more fearful stimuli o Modeling: imitate behavior of others o Token economy: receive rewards for appropriate behaviors o Aversive conditioning: pair unpleasant stimuli with unwanted behavior Humanistic Therapy • Unconditional positive regard: total acceptance • Empathy: accurate reflection • Genuineness: be open with feelings Cognitive Therapy • Change cognitive distortions/maladaptive beliefs Eclectic Therapy • Use multiple approaches/techniques Group, Family & Couples Therapy • Group therapy: members provide support • Family/couples therapy: examine faulty patterns of communication Biomedical Therapies o Drug therapy o Antianxiety drugs, antipsychotic drugs, antidepressants (SSRIs), Lithium (bipolar) o Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
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