Writing Psychological Reports: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

Writing Psychological Reports: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

by Greg J. J. Wolber, William F. Carne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0943158931

ISBN-13: 9780943158938

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Professional Resource Exchange, Incorporated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780943158938
Publisher:
Professional Resource Exchange, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Dedicationiii
Preface to the Second Editionv
Introductionxi
Chapter 1Before Beginning1
Rationale for a Report1
Fundamental Guidelines2
Confidentiality and Ethics8
Computerization9
The Report Writer10
The Organization of the Report10
Chapter 2Preresults Sections13
Report Heading and Demographic Information13
Reason for Referral14
Notification of Purpose and Limits of Confidentiality17
Evaluation Instruments and Sources of Information18
Background Information18
Behavioral Observations23
Chapter 3Results Section: Intellectual and Cognitive Functioning33
Orientation, Sensation/Perception, and Cognitive Focus37
Orientation (Sensorium)37
Sensation/Perception38
Cognitive Focus (Concentration and Attention)39
Intellectual Functioning40
Academic Achievement43
Language Functioning44
Other Specific Cognitive Functions45
Visuomotor Functioning45
Abstractness-Concreteness47
Calculating47
Memory48
Localization and Degree of Impairment50
Reporting Questionable Findings51
Conclusion: Intellectual and Cognitive Functioning52
Chapter 4Results Section: Personality Functioning53
Introduction53
Theoretical Formulation56
Emotional Factors59
Intrapsychic Factors65
Ego Defenses and Underlying Affect67
Conflicts69
Overt Manifestation of Intrapsychic Issues71
Intrapsychic Self-Perception and Identity71
Insight74
Interpersonal Functioning75
Interpersonally Passive-Active/Hostile-Dependent76
Issues of Autonomy (Independence)78
Position Within Family79
Social Functioning and Dynamics81
Social Skills83
Social Learning Style, Manipulation, and Secondary Gains83
Sexual Feelings and Behaviors85
Interpersonal Conflicts86
Conclusion: Personality Functioning87
Chapter 5Impressions/Diagnoses89
Chapter 6Summary and Recommendations91
Summary91
Recommendations92
The Management of Specific Areas of Concern93
Immediate Needs96
The Integration of Strengths97
Other Hints for Recommendations98
Chapter 7Conclusion101
Appendices
Appendix APsychological Evaluation Format: Guideline Questions105
Appendix BPsychological Evaluation Format113
Appendix CExample: Confidential Psychological Evaluation121
References133
Cited References133
Additional References136
Subject Index139

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