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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 A. cost and ease of administration. B. its reliability. C. its validity. D. its standardization. E. all of the above 3. The Mental Status Exam does not directly involve A. observing a person’s appearance. B. noting the presence of delusions, hallucinations, or ideas of reference. C. determining whether the condition is due to a medical problem. D. determining mood and affect. 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 A. a sentence completion test. B. an intelligence test, based on an intelligence quotient. C. an intelligence test, based on deviation IQS. D. achievement testing. E. personality inventories. 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. 8. The CAT scan neuroimaging technique A. uses X-rays to portray brain structures. B. uses magnetic fields to portray brain structures. C. follows tracer elements in the nervous system. D. uses magnetic fields to portray brain functions. E. studies brains of domestic felines.
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course PSYCH 474 taught by Professor Ackner during the Spring '10 term at NMSU.

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