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1 Chapter 3--Study Guide Student: 1. The diagnostic report states “The patient was oriented to time and space, showed appropriate affect, and could do simple calculations. Short and long-term memory were intact.“ Someone has done A. a mental status exam. B. psychophysiological testing. C. projective testing. D. reliability evaluation. 2. You are deciding whether to purchase a new assessment measure your staff will use in your psychology clinic. The factor(s) you should consider include 3. The Mental Status Exam does not directly involve 4. One advantage of a formal observation, as compared to an informal observation, is that A. formal observations are easier to make. B. formal observations rarely require the use of naturalistic settings. C. formal observations are more reliable due to the focus on behaviors that are both observable and measurable. D. formal observations give more information about an individual. 5. On the MMPI, results are assessed according to A. how the pattern of answers corresponds to that of people diagnosed with a specific disorder. B. how often the individual refers to specific ideas, such as aggression or sexuality. C. the degree of emotionality associated with results. D. how often an individual responds to questions that reflect aggression or some other concept. E. the responder’s personality and appearance.
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2 6. Binet, in an attempt to predict which children would succeed in school, developed 7. Marguerite is tested for brain damage. Although her test results indicate that she has no brain damage, in reality, she has a brain tumor. Her test results indicate a ;;;;, which is a problem because A. false positive; she will not get the treatment she needs. B. false positive; she may end up paying for costly treatment that is not necessary. C. false negative; she will not get the treatment she needs. D. false negative; she may end up paying for costly treatment that is not necessary.
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