Abnormal Psychology Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Clinical Assessment

Quiz 3 :

Clinical Assessment

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Clinical assessment is a completely objective process.
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Therapeutic assessment and clinical assessment are the same thing.
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If a person obtains a similar score on the same test taken twice, the test is said to have internal consistency reliability.
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Predictive validity is a kind of criterion validity.
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A test can be reliable without being valid.
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The manner in which a clinical interview is conducted can impact the information obtained.
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Lack of awareness of assessment techniques is one reason clinicians do not engage in evidence-based assessment.
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Test norms represent the average score on a psychological test.
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The MMPI-2 can be used as a diagnostic measure.
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Intelligence tests are based on the assumption that a person's intellectual functioning can predict success in school.
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If one particular group (e.g., Inuit) score in an abnormal manner on an IQ test, it means the group is abnormal.
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Typically, psychoanalytic therapists use the SORC method for assessment.
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A cognitive therapist will pay particular attention to a client's negative thoughts.
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Monitoring one's own behaviour can be called experience sampling.
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Family assessment focuses mainly on early parent-child interactions.
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CT and MRI scans can assess for structural damage in the brain.
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fMRI has been used to diagnose schizophrenia.
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Imaging studies can be used to confirm diagnoses like ADHD and dementia.
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Neurologists and neuropsychologists specialize in disorders of the central nervous system.
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Psychophysiological assessment measures arousal.
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