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Assessment procedures and various tests


Lecture number:
5
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Course:
Psy 322 - Abnormal Psychology

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Psych 322 Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Assessment and i s purpose in the scope of diagnosis Intro to DSM Outline of Current Lecture II Alternative to DSM III Diagnostic assessment procedures IV Projective tests V Behavioral assessment Current Lecture II Alternative to DSM NIMH RDoC Moving away from symptom based diagnosis Bio neurological markers Not starting from current diagnosis Multiple dimensions and perspectives Dimensional approach vs strictly categorical Homosexuality as a disorder removed after DSM III RDoC Research Domain Criteria III Diagnostic assessment procedures 1 Self report measure 2 Unstructured clinical interview 3 Structures clinical interview 4 Semi structured interview 1 Self report measure Used mostly for screening questionnaires surveys polls etc No training needed for administration Cost effective and quick Reasonably reliable Cannot get a diagnosis this way ie people don t read the instructions 2 Unstructured clinical interview typically used initially to make client comfortable Requires a well trained clinical professional Very poor reliability People ask different questions Different aspects emphasized of disorder These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 3 4 IV V Theoretical predilections Structured clinical interview used once client is comfortable answering qs Trained interviewer Identical series of questions No deep probing or clarification of answers to questions asked Little room for judging clinical significance Semi structured interview most common among researchers hospital settings Trained clinician Can ask for clarification to answers and can judge clinical significance Projective tests Unstructured stimuli presented to subject Subject projects meaning structure onto stimuli projections reveal hidden motives Rorschach inkblot test Thematic apperception test TAT scenarios Behavioral assessment Good for children



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