diagweek3 - Assessment/Diagnosis in Psychopathology Week 3...

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Unformatted text preview: Assessment/Diagnosis in Psychopathology Week 3 Assessment in Clinical Settings Broad to narrow focus Principles of assessment: Reliability Validity Standardization Real-life assessment strategies may reflect these principles to a greater or lesser degree Reliability The degree to which a measure is consistent Inter-rater reliability Test-retest reliability Internal reliability Validity The degree to which something measures what is supposed to measure Concurrent/descriptive validity Predictive validity Content validity Standardization Standards or norms applied to the administration, scoring, etc. of an assessment strategy to ensure its consistency. Means of Assessment in Psychopathology Clinical Interviews, including Mental Status Exam Behavioral Assessment Projective Tests Personality Inventories and other self-report measures Neuropsychological testing Neuroimaging Psychophysiological Assessment Diagnosis Classification can be approached one of three ways: categorical vs dimensional vs prototypical....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course PSYC 3313 taught by Professor Weatherley, during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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