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by: Mr. Orie Larson

AbnormalPsychology PSY242

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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mr. Orie Larson on Sunday November 1, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY242 at Miami University taught by BrookeSpangler in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see /class/233349/psy242-miami-university in Psychlogy at Miami University.


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Date Created: 11/01/15
Psych 242 Chapter 3 III Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis a This is the main job of clinicians Assessment Key Concepts a What is a psychological assessment i It is a set procedure b Reliability i Want assessments to be reliable need consistency ii c Validity How valid an assessment is Diagnosis also needs to be reliable always the same d ConstructA personality needs to be determined in a certain way e ConcurrentLong itemshort item test i Come up with same results f Predict Likelihood of being able to predinct the outcome of an assessment Ways to Acquire Information a Interview Need to get information on the patients problems and their life i When did the problem start ii What is it iii Family home life background b Unstructured Interview Open ended interview i One on one talking ii c Structured interview Doesn t allow important questions to be missed No set of questions i Gives us more detailed information on the patient Mental Status Exam a Alertness b Activity Levels i Possible observations 1 Psychomotor agitation retardation or catonia ii iii Make notes about appearance s behavior appropriate for a certain situation c Thought Process i Rate of speech ii Volume Latency of response Obsessions E Delusions Violent thoughts 55 vii Guiltydepressed feelings d Mood and Affect i Predominatly depressed elated normal e Intellectual Functioning i Vocabulary ii Meomory ability f Sensorium i Time ii Place iii Person iv Purpose V Physical Behavior and Assessment


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