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ab psych feb2 - abnormal psych - february 2nd chapter 3...

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abnormal psych - february 2nd chapter 3 continued - interviews : standardization and structure common rules and procedures varying degrees of structure and freedom os response 1. formal standardized interview: highly structured 2. mental status examination:determine an individual ʼ s cognitive, psychological and behavioral functioning fallible and subject to error Psychological tests and inventories: standardized instruments used to assess: 1. personality projective personality tests: test taker is presented with ambiguous stimuli and is asked to respond to them in some way - rorschach technique (10) ~ “blot test” - thematic apperception test (TAT) [40] ~ [images of people, and patient must prove story or background] - sentence-completion test - draw-a-person problems - reliability - validity - incremental validity- the validity that one test adds in addition to all others - subjectivity 2. development of social skills 3. intellectual abilities intelligence tests:
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