Clinical Assessment in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Although the areas in the five areas model are intertwined, _____ is NOT affected by the others.

Question 2 2. How can intelligence tests be used in the most effective manner?

Question 3 3. Which of the following elements is NOT helpful to ensure a successful clinical interview?

Question 4 4. Which of these is a disadvantage of clinical interviews?

Question 5 5. Why is a clinical interview referred to as a conversation with a purpose?

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Question 6 6. Why do neuropsychologists have to make inferences?

Question 7 7. Neuroimaging does NOT allow doctors to _____.

Question 8 8. What part of Phineas Gage changed as a result of his accident?

Question 9 9. A _____ is a conversation that takes place between a client and a psychologist for the purpose of aiding a psychologist with diagnosing and treating the client. It is also known as a 'conversation with a purpose'.

Question 10 10. Neuropsychological assessments usually involve _____.

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Question 11 11. How does neurological testing differ from a clinical interview?

Question 12 12. Which of the following areas can neuropsychological assessments NOT measure?

Question 13 13. Why don't cognitive behavioral assessments work for everyone?

Question 14 14. 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:

Question 15 15. Which of the following techniques does NOT involve radiation?

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Question 16 16. One disadvantage of neuropsychological testing is:

Question 17 17. Vera has been holding onto some deep anger that is affecting her life after a good friend let her down during a recent health crisis. Vera is having a hard time moving past this experience, since she keeps having negative thoughts related to it. Vera decides that she wants to learn how to change her thoughts, behaviors, and feelings. What can help her do this?

Question 18 18. Which of these is NOT an area of a patient's life that is examined by a cognitive behavioral psychologist?

Question 19 19. Intake exams _____, while mental status exams _____.

Question 20 20. How is a clinical interview different from a conversation between two close friends?

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Question 21 21. Why do psychologists do clinical assessments?

Question 22 22. You are a psychologist. Which of the following circumstances warrants giving your patient a psychophysiological assessment?

Question 23 23. An example of a neurological assessment is:

Question 24 24. Which of these is an example of a neuropsychological test?

Question 25 25. MRI and CT scans are examples of:

Clinical Assessment in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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