Ch 11: Clinical Assessment: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Clinical Assessment chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their clinical assessment homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your clinical assessment homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your clinical assessment homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Definition of clinical assessments
  • Clinical interviews
  • Behavioral and cognitive assessments
  • Neuropsychological and psychophysiological assessments
  • Assessment issues and limitations
  • Field and observational research
  • Intelligence testing
  • Intelligence types

12 Lessons in Chapter 11: Clinical Assessment: Homework Help
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What is Clinical Assessment in Psychology? - Definition and Purpose

1. What is Clinical Assessment in Psychology? - Definition and Purpose

If you're a psychologist and a patient comes to see you, how do you know what is wrong? In this lesson, we'll look at clinical psychological assessments and how psychologists use them.

Clinical Interviews in Psychological Assessment: Purpose, Process, & Limitations

2. Clinical Interviews in Psychological Assessment: Purpose, Process, & Limitations

Psychologists are not mind-readers. Like medical doctors, psychologists have to assess their patients to find out what's wrong. In this lesson, we'll examine the most commonly used psychological assessment: the clinical interview.

Behavioral and Cognitive Assessments: Purpose, Process, & Limitations

3. Behavioral and Cognitive Assessments: Purpose, Process, & Limitations

Sometimes, faulty thought and behavior patterns cause psychological problems. To uncover the cause of the problems, some psychologists use cognitive and behavioral assessments. We'll look closer at those types of assessments and how they are used.

Psychophysiological and Neuropsychological Assessments

4. Psychophysiological and Neuropsychological Assessments

Some psychological disorders have a physical basis. In this lesson, we'll look at three types of assessments that examine the link between body and mind: neuroimaging, neuropsychological tests, and psychophysiological tests.

Limitations of Neuropsychological Assessments

5. Limitations of Neuropsychological Assessments

Psychological disorders that spring from a brain problem are diagnosed with neuropsychological tests. But, how accurate are those tests? We'll look at some of the limitations and issues surrounding neuropsychological assessments.

How Observational & Field Research Are Used to Collect Data

6. How Observational & Field Research Are Used to Collect Data

Psychologists have many different options for where and how to do research. Watch this video to learn more about the difference in field and lab research and the advantages and disadvantages of observational research

Intelligence Testing and Types

7. Intelligence Testing and Types

Most people have heard of IQ. But how is it measured and what does it mean? In this lesson, we'll look at the history of intelligence testing, major types of intelligence tests, and the debate and controversy over intelligence.

Issues in Psychological Assessment: Reliability, Validity, and Bias

8. Issues in Psychological Assessment: Reliability, Validity, and Bias

In order to diagnose and treat patients, psychologists use assessments. But how well do psychological tests work? In this lesson, we'll look closer at three areas that inform a good psychological assessment: reliability, validity, and bias.

Clinical Supervision in Nursing

9. Clinical Supervision in Nursing

Learn the importance of clinical supervision and how it can positively impact your nursing skills and assessment techniques. Also, discover the types of clinical supervision and how this process is linked to a higher success rate of patient care.

Clinical vs. Counseling Psychology

10. Clinical vs. Counseling Psychology

Clinical and counseling psychologists both have doctorates and can practice psychotherapy, so the distinction between the two can get a little fuzzy. With this being said, both of these disciplines have very different histories and distinctions in their clientele. Learn more in this lesson.

What Is Clinical Supervision? - Definition, Models & Policy

11. What Is Clinical Supervision? - Definition, Models & Policy

In this lesson, learn what clinical supervision is and how it is used in different fields of study. Also discover the policies that oversee this process and the models used between supervisor and supervisee to make this experience successful.

How to Determine Competency in the Elderly

12. How to Determine Competency in the Elderly

As people age, mental capacity issues may arise, which could interfere with daily functioning. This lesson will discuss how to recognize signs and symptoms of competency issues in the elderly and how competency in the elderly can be determined.

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