Name: _Ben Kim_
Syllabus Review (3pts)
Assignments don't come easier or swifter to complete than this one! The purpose of this assignment is to ensure that you have read thoroughly and fully understood the syllabus, this course, and the plan for the semes
EVOLUTION OF CLINICAL
Psychology was purely an academic discipline
Clinical psychology emerged at the beginning of the 20th
Perspective: Philosophy emerged 600 years before the commo
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THE CLINICAL INTERVIEW
Types of Interviews
To determine whether to intake the client into the
agency or refer elsewhere
To provide DSM diagnosis
Structured interviews often used
Minimize subjectivity, enhance
Who determines what is abnormal?
What defines abnormality?
Why does the definition of abnormality matter to clinical
What are some common, but possibly abnormal
behaviors in our culture?
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A
What They Do
Work with individuals, couples, families, groups,
Assess, diagnose, and treat mental, emotional, and
Conduct research to discover new treatments and learn
DISCUSSION: LETTERS TO
A YOUNG THERAPIST
1. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of
being a therapist in private practice.
How much of this information was new to you?
What are some things you already knew? For
Historically, prescribing has distinguished psychiatrists
However, in recent decades, clinical psychologists have
actively pursued prescription privileges
Psychiatrists are trained
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becomes quite restless and often starts `talking to herself.' Usually this is only quietly in her own room but at times she begins shouting and becomes agitated. When asked who she is tal
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
Would you want to be a member of this culture?
When you first read this article what were your initial
thoughts about this group of people?
Which ritual did you find most interesting? Why?
What country do