Mizzou PSYCH 2510 - Chapter 4 Continued and Chapter 5 (4 pages)

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Chapter 4 and Chapter 5


Lecture number:
6
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Missouri
Course:
Psych 2510 - Survey of Abnormal Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 2510 1st Edition Lecture 6 Outline of Last Lecture I Resilience II Prevention III Defining Abnormal Behavior and Mental Disorder IV Classifying Abnormal Behavior and Mental Disorder V Assessing Abnormal Behavior and Mental Disorder Outline of Current Lecture VI Assessing Abnormal Behavior and Mental Disorder Continued VII Culture and Clinical Assessment VIII Studying Abnormal Behavior and Mental Disorder Current Lecture I Assessing Abnormal Behavior and Mental Disorder Continued A Intelligence tests i Commonly used to assess cognitive aspects of mental disorders but must be viewed with caution especially when comparing scores across cultures ii Example of an item from the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale WAIS B Objective Personality Measures Assessment i Involve administering a standard set of questions or statements to which a person responds using set options ii Objective personality measures such as the MMPI 2 are economical relatively simple to administer and score and reliable C Projective tests 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 D E F G II i Rely on the assumption that people project their needs conflicts and personality when responding to ambiguous stimuli ii E g Rorschach and TAT Behavioral assessment i Measures overt behaviors or responses and is often conducted via functional analysis of Antecedents and Consequences of Behavior A B C ii Focus on present here and now iii Direct observation of behavior environment relations iv Purpose is to identify problematic behaviors and situations Observational methods i Used in behavioral assessment include naturalistic and controlled observation and self monitoring 1 Can be either formal or informal 2 Self monitoring vs being observed by others 3 Problem of reactivity using direct observation a Person reacts differently because experimenter in the room ii Handheld computers such as that shown in



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