Citations with the tag: PSYCHODIAGNOSTICS
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- Strange therapy.
Hauser, Susan // Redbook; Oct93, Vol. 181 Issue 6, p59
Explains therapy treatments for unusual psychiatric problems. Wealth therapists and problems of being very rich; Mathematics anxiety; Fear of chocolate; Clutterers; Addiction to home shopping; Driving phobia; Addiction to self-improvement.
- On the Use and Misuse of Psychological Assessment in Missionary Candidate Evaluations.
Hall, M. Elizabeth Lewis; Sweatman, Stephen M. // Journal of Psychology & Christianity; Fall2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p244
This article provides an overview of some of the ethical issues that surface in attempting to provide psychological assessment in the context of foreign missionary candidate evaluations Currently tile area of psychological candidate assessment suffers from a lack of standardization and a paucity...
- Walking the fine line between parsimony and oversimplification: Attempting to decrease bias in...
Wohlgemuth, Elaine A. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jul97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p77
Discusses issues regarding different strategies of addressing bias in psychological assessment. Definitions of the terms homophobia and heterosexism; Complexity of modifying instruments to address all types of bias for all groups; Difficulty in balancing parsimony and oversimplification in...
- Introduction to the Special Issue on Developments in Psychological Measurement and Assessment.
Hunsley, John // Canadian Psychology; Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p117
This introduction to the special issue on developments in psychological measurement and assessment sets the special issue within a larger scientific and professional context and provides summaries of the 8 articles that make up the issue. The articles address (a) self-report personality and...
- Behavior Cytogenetics and Turner's Syndrome: A New Principal in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Watson, Mary Ann; Money, John // American Journal of Psychotherapy; Apr1975, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p166
Demonstrates the effectiveness of an unorthodox principle in psychotherapy and counseling. Principle that a syndrome may have a common psychodynamic denominator; Illustration with reference to Turner's syndrome; Expediting of psychodiagnostic and psychotherapeutic procedures.
- projective technique.
Watson, Mary Ann; Money, John // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1902
An encyclopedia entry for "projective technique," which refers to any one of various forms of psychological assessment or evaluation, is presented.
Watson, Mary Ann; Money, John // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1929
A definition of the term "psychodiagnostics," which refers to the use of psychological testing as an aid in diagnosing mental illness, is presented.
- Quantitative Evaluation of the Diagnostic Thinking Process in Medical Students.
Noguchi, Yoshinori; Matsui, Kunihiko; Imura, Hiroshi; Kiyota, Masatomo; Fukui, Tuguya // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine; Nov2002, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p848
OBJECTIVE: To explore the diagnostic thinking process of medical students. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Two hundred twenty-four medical students were presented with 3 clinical scenarios corresponding to high, low, and intermediate pre-test probability of coronary artery disease. Estimates of test...
- Mental assessment: Do you know what day it is?
Napthine, Roger // Australian Nursing Journal; Mar1996, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p18
Focuses on the importance of the assessment of mental status as a necessary part of patient assessment. Author's experiences with his father; Concerns on the appropriate use of the mental status assessment procedure; Problems with the assessment process.
- I'm OK, you're a plant.
Napthine, Roger // American Nurseryman; 11/1/95, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p20
Focuses on ecotherapy, a theory that involves delving into a person's environmental anxieties. Analysis of a patient's attitude about environmental degradation and the paucity of space in urban areas; Opposition of psychiatrists and psychologists against ecotherapy.
- Functional Behavioral Assessment: Process Without Procedure.
Dieterich, Cynthia A.; Villani, Christine J. // Brigham Young University Education & Law Journal; 2000, Issue 2, p209
Presents information on a study which investigated the dynamics of Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and the law. Theoretical framework of FBA; Discussion on the merging of federal law and FBA; Conclusion.
- Psychosocial Correlates of Internalized Homophobia in Lesbians.
Szymanski, Dawn M.; Chung, Y. Barry; Balsam, Kimberly F. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Apr2001, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p27
Investigates the relationship between lesbian internalized homophobia and various psychosocial variables. Development of the Lesbian Internalized Homophobia Scale; Reasons why internalized homophobia is an important construct to study; Association between internalized homophobia, loneliness and...
- The effects of a can't-answer response option and instructions on stimulus equivalence.
DUARTE, ANGELA M.; EIKESETH, SVEIN; ROSALES-RUIZ,, JESUS; BAER, DONALD M. // Psychological Record; Fall98, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p631
Presents information on a study which evaluates an important contextual variable that may determine when subjects will respond to established relations as equivalence relations. Fundamental problem in the application of behavior analysis; Two interlocking conditional discriminations that were...
- SPECIAL EDUCATION IN EASTERN EUROPE.
Holowinsky, Ivan Z. // Journal of Special Education; Winter75, Vol. 9 Issue 4
Focuses on the evaluation of cognitive and educational abilities and qualitative assessment of abilities in Poland. Historical reasons for the influence by both Western and Soviet, and Eastern Europe on the assessment and evaluation approaches in the country; Description of assessment and...
- PROCESS ASSESSMENT: A MODEL FOR BROADENING ASSESSMENT.
Meyers, Joel; Pfeffer, Judith; Erlbaum, Vicki // Journal of Special Education; Spring85, Vol. 19 Issue 1
Focuses on process assessment as an alternative frame of reference for conducting psychoeducational assessment. Significant factors of the assessment method; Advantages of process assessment over other assessment methods for psychoeducational studies.
- Evaluating the Validity of Functional Behavior Assessment.
Shriver, Mark D.; Anderson, Cynthia M.; Proctor, Briley // School Psychology Review; 2001, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p180
Abstract. This article provides a brief overview of functional behavior assessment and contrasts and compares functional behavior assessment and traditional psychological assessment. Messick's (1995) theory of construct validity is presented and then applied to the evaluation of the validity of...
- Review of rating scales that measure parent-infant interaction.
Munson, Leslie J.; Odom, Samuel L. // Topics in Early Childhood Special Education; Spring96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Evaluates rating scales that are used to measure parent-infant interaction. Identifying and descriptive information of scales; Psychometric qualities; Implications for practice; Directions for future research.
- Clinical assessments of parent-child interaction: Are professionals ready to implement his practice?
Mahoney, Gerald; Spiker, Donna // Topics in Early Childhood Special Education; Spring96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p26
Discusses issues that are relevant to the clinical assessment of parent-child interaction in the context of early intervention and clinical infant services. Includes factors contributing to the call for parent-child assessments; Reliability and validity of parent child assessment instruments;...
- Treating the parts that drugs cannot reach.
Berger, Abi // New Scientist; 10/28/95, Vol. 148 Issue 2001, p10
Reports on the benefits of using psychological techniques in solving medical problems that drugs cannot reach. Psychologist Til Wykes' designing of a test to assess the adaptability of individuals; Use of cognitive remediation to encourage people to develop more flexible ways of thinking.
- 12-month prevalence of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia in the Swedish general population.
Carlbring, Per; Gustafsson, Henrik; Ekselius, Lisa; Andersson, Gerhard // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology; May2002, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p207
Objective The present study examined the prevalence of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia according to DSM-IV criteria in the Swedish general population. Method Data were obtained by means of a postal survey administrated to 1000 randomly selected adults. The panic disorder module of the...
- Autism diagnostic interview-revised: A revised version of a diagnostic interview for caregivers of individuals with possible pervasive developmental disorders.
Lord, Catherine; Rutter, Michael // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Oct94, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p659
Describes the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), a revision of the Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI). ADI as a semistructured, investigator-based interview for caregivers of children and adults suspected of autism or pervasive developmental disorders; Reorganization, shortening and...
- The Development of Siblings' Understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Glasberg, Beth A. // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Apr2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p143
While professionals commonly advocate sharing information about autism spectrum disorders with siblings, no guidelines currently exist that describe what types of information might be relevant for siblings at different ages. To address this issue, the interviewing method described by Bibace and...
- Sky's the Limit with Pencil & Paper.
O'Mara, Deborah L. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders; Mar1999, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p80
Focuses on developments in psychological pre-employment and current employment assessments. Interactive voice response over the telephone; Administration of tests and filing via computer or fax machine.
- Developing and Writing the Life-Style Report.
Watkins Jr., E. Edward // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ; Dec92, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p462
Explores the structure and approach of the Life-Style Report (LSR) as a form of psychological assessment. Usability of LSR in counseling; Capability to provide informative data; Stages in the development and writing of an LSR.
- The Adaptive Purpose of Emotional Expression: A Lifestyle Elaboration.
Rasmussen, Paul R. // Journal of Individual Psychology; Winter2003, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p388
Lifestyle assessment is one of the hallmark features of Adlerian theory and practice; no other assessment strategy provides as useful and as thorough an understanding of human functioning. In the present article, conceptual strategies for embellishing the usefulness of traditional lifestyle...
- Footprints and Fingerprints of My 30-Year Journey in Lifestyle Assessment.
Eckstein, Daniel // Journal of Individual Psychology; Winter2003, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p410
Presents the author's reflections on his 30-year work in lifestyle assessment. Overview of the Eckstein Lifestyle Interview; Lifestyle assessment interpretations; Use of literature in lifestyle assessment; Suggested sequences of Adlerian counseling; Core Adlerian counseling skills.
- Turner's Syndrome: Assessment and Treatment for Adult Psychiatric Patients.
Hynes, Patrick; Phillips, Walter // American Journal of Psychotherapy; Oct1984, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p558
Discusses the assessment and treatment of adult Turner's syndrome patients. Problems associated with Turner's syndrome; Developmental and adaptational difficulties surrounding Turner's syndrome; Components of the integrated diagnostic-treatment approach.
- What About Lacan?
Hurst, William J. // Modern Psychoanalysis; 2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p91
Examines the Lacanian clinical approach to patients from a modern psychoanalytic perspective. Overview of Lacan's approach to psychoanalysis; Categories of clinical diagnosis developed by Lacan; Origin of Lacan's idea on the mechanism of psychosis; Lacanian point of view on perversion;...
- Rheumatoid arthritis: a psychiatric assessment.
Hurst, William J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/20/1981, Vol. 282 Issue 6281, p2014
Presents a psychiatric assessment of rheumatoid arthritis. Psychological factors of the disease; Onset of the symptoms; Recognition of the illness as a psychosomatic disease.
- POSTTEST FOR AUGUST 2008.
Hurst, William J. // Primary Psychiatry; Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p84
A quiz about weight loss surgery and psychological evaluation is presented.
- APPENDIX H.
Hurst, William J. // Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans & Psychotro; 2004, p519
A list of the critical components needed in the assessment of a patient's mental status that relate to articles featured in the book "Nursing Diagnoses for Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans & Psychotropic Medications" is presented.
- Abstracts of recent literature.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; Apr97, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p237
Presents an abstract of the study `Chaos Theory, Nonlinear Dynamical Models, and Psychological Assessment,' by E.M. Heiby published in `Psychological Assessment' in 1995.
- Abstracts of recent literature.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; Apr97, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p239
Presents an abstract of the study `Reliability and Stability of Various Hearing-Aid Outcome Measures in a Group of Elderly Hearing-Aid Wearers,' by L.E. Humes et al. published in the `Journal of Speech & Hearing Research' in 1996.
- A radical step for school safety.
Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor; 1/13/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 36, p1
Reports the growing use of psychological profiles of students in the United States as a way to prevent school violence.
- TOWARD THE CONTENT VALIDITY OF PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER: DO ANGER AND IRRITABILITY MORE THAN DEPRESSED MOOD REPRESENT TREATMENT-SEEKERS' EXPERIENCES?
Hartlage, Shirley Ann; Arduino, Kelly E. // Psychological Reports; Feb2002, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p189
Examines the content validity of premenstrual dysphoric disorder by following guidelines in psychological assessment in the U.S. Effect of anger and irritability on premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Nature of the disorder; Symptoms meeting the criterion for premenstrual change.
- TEST-RETEST RELIABILITY AND FACTOR STABILITY OF THE BEHAVIORAL EVALUATION FOR EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDIES TEST BATTERY.
Echeverria, Diana; Heyer, Nicholas J.; Bittner Jr., Alvan C.; Rohlman, Diane; Woods, James S. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Dec2002, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p845
The Behavioral Evaluation for Epidemiology Studies test battery uses touch-screen technology and novel methodologies to enhance neurobehavioral assessment. Scores generally show differential stability from the first trial with individual test reliabilities at or above .80 when normalized to a...
- Psychological risk factors and early complications after bone marrow transplantation in adults.
Sullivan, A K; Szkrumelak, N; Hoffman, L H // Bone Marrow Transplantation; 11/15/99, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p1109
Complications of bone marrow transplantation can compromise its effectiveness, and often it is not possible to predict who is at greatest risk. In a previous study we reported that certain psychological factors correlated with a high incidence of post-transplant mortality, and here we analyze...
- Bias in psychological assessment: Heterosexism.
Chernin, Jeffrey; Holden, Janice Miner // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jul97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p68
Describes three types of psychological assessment bias of heterosexism. Occurrence of omission bias when an instrument is worded in such a way that ignores the possibility of a respondent's membership in a minority group; Overlapping of omission bias and content bias; Occurrence of connotation...
- Assessment bias affecting lesbian, gay male and bisexual individuals.
Prince, Jeffrey P. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jul97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p82
Addresses limitations and suggestions for evaluating bias with lesbian, gay men and bisexual individuals. Discussion on the oppressive effects of heterosexism on psychological testing; Need for the development of norms appropriate to lesbian, gay and bisexual populations; Identification of the...
- Rejoinder to Wohlgemuth's and Prince's responses to Bias in Psychological Assessment: Heterosexism.
Chernin, Jeffrey; Holden, Janice Miner // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jul97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p88
Presents a response to the critique on the author's article on the psychological assessment of heterosexism. Distinction between heterosexism and homophobia; Relationship between heterosexism and specific types of bias; Complexity of reducing heterosexism in psychological assessment.
- Psychological assessment vital in your business.
Jolton, Jeffrey A.; James-Valutis, Marsha // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 5/27/96, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p13B
Focuses on the importance of psychological assessment in selecting employees. Selection of the right personnel; Identification of personnel who fit the company's overall philosophy; Measurement of the personnel's knowledge, skills and ability. INSETS: Examples of what can be measured, by...
- On values in recent American psychiatric classification.
Sadler, John Z.; Hulgus, Yosaf F. // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy; Jun94, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p261
Discusses the importance of value consideration in the process of formulating DSM classifications. Values being source of open debate and irresolvable controversies; Values-analysis of DSM-III, DSM-III-R and DSM-IV.
- Lacking personality.
Lumby, Catharine // Bulletin with Newsweek; 05/16/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6224, p47
Comments on the re-emerging use of psychological tests in predicting job performance. Perceived accuracy and reliability of the tests; Conviction on the discriminatory concept of these tests; Irrationality of the tests.
- DIAGNOSTIC RELIABILITY AND ACCURACY OF PATHOLOGICAL GRIEF AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG...
Tomita, Takuro; Kitamura, Toshinori // Psychological Reports; Jun2001 Part 1, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p743
Evaluates the reliability of diagnoses of pathological grief and specific psychiatric disorders as assessed by Japanese psychologists and psychology students using case vignettes. Base rates of the diagnosed psychiatric disorders; Diagnostic criterion used with regards to pathological grief.
- Shrink rap.
Friend, Tad // Vogue; May96, Vol. 186 Issue 5, p174
Presents information on the problems facing shrinks for the movie sitcoms. Inability to make impressions on the characters of patients; Role of Dr Katz in the cartoon Dr Katz: Professional Therapist; Method use by Katz to understand his patients; Use of silence to encourage the patient to fill...
- APPENDIX B.
Friend, Tad // Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-; 2006, p916
A list of components that are considered critical in the assessment of the mental status of a client is presented.
- Psychosocial Aspects for Patients and Family Members.
Friend, Tad // Sarcoma; May2002 Supplement, Vol. 6, p48
Presents abstracts of research papers on psychosocial aspects for patients and family members. 'The Quality of Interaction between the Operators, The Oncological Patient and his Family,' by F. Tanganelli, A. Corsi, and V. Delfino; 'The Experience of having Cancer,' by J. Woodford; 'The Relation...
- Case Studies of the Psychological and Forensic Assessment of Parental Child Abuse.
Ryan, Edward S. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Jun2000, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p3
Presents a forensic analytic critique of the court process of applying psychological assessment to five criminal cases from the New Jersey Court files. Appointment of clinical psychologists to demonstrate psychological assessment of parental child abuse; Recommendation for application of...
- A neuropsychological approach to the assessment of adults with learning disabilities in...
Michaels, Craig A.; Lazar, J. Wayne // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p544
Presents a description of cognitive, academic, and personality characteristics of adults with learning disabilities referred for services through the state/federal vocational rehabilitation system. Neuropsychological approach to the assessment process; Personality characteristics based on the...
- Profiles of college students demonstrating learning disabilities with and without giftedness.
Ferri, Beth A.; Gregg, Noel // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p552
Analyzes the assessment profiles of two groups of adults with learning disabilities. Criticisms of the giftedness and learning disabilities construct; Aptitude, achievement and behavioral characteristics.