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Clinical Assessment in Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is not a type of neuroimaging that mental health professionals use to see problems within a person's brain?

Question 2 2. Which of the following terms refers to a discussion in which the psychologist asks specific, open-ended questions in order to assess a client's thoughts, behaviors and feelings. It is often referred to as a conversation with a purpose?

Question 3 3. Wechsler's intelligence tests:

Question 4 4. Neuropsychological assessments usually involve _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following involves neuroimaging, or looking at images of a person's brain, and tests based on conversation with a trained mental health professional?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following techniques does NOT involve radiation?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not one of the five areas of a patient's life that cognitive behavior therapy examines?

Question 9 9. Which of the following elements is NOT helpful to ensure a successful clinical interview?

Question 10 10. Vera decided to see a psychologist to help her deal with some anger issues she has been experiencing recently. During her initial appointment, Vera is asked to rate how often she has been experiencing phrases on a scale of 'not at all' to 'almost every day', such as 'has trouble concentrating on things,' 'feels like a failure', 'has thoughts of hurting herself', and 'has little interest or pleasure in doing things'. This is an example of a/an:

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Question 11 11. If your research design required a fair degree of control over the setting of the research conducted, which type of design should be utilized?

Question 12 12. One disadvantage of neuropsychological testing is:

Question 13 13. Although the areas in the five areas model are intertwined, _____ is NOT affected by the others.

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 15 15. Which of these is an example of test-retest reliability?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is an example of a neuropsychological test?

Question 17 17. Why don't cognitive behavioral assessments work for everyone?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the process by which a researcher makes decisions about how to answer research questions?

Question 19 19. Which of the following definitions is not correct?

Question 20 20. If an assessment has reliability:

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Question 21 21. An example of a neurological assessment is:

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 24 24. How does neurological testing differ from a clinical interview?

Question 25 25. What are the two possible settings for psychological research?

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Question 26 26. Why do neuropsychologists have to make inferences?

Question 27 27. Peter decides the best method of researching how many people shoplift at CVS is observing random people in the store over a 2-hour time period. What is a disadvantage of his planned observational research?

Question 28 28. How can intelligence tests be used in the most effective manner?

Question 29 29. MRI and CT scans are examples of:

Question 30 30. Which of the following consists of an examination of the patient's brain and/or physical body to try to diagnose psychological issues?

Clinical Assessment in Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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