Rapid Psychological Assessment / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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In today's time-pressured managed care environment, it is important for clinicians to quickly identify the nature of a patient's problem and initiate treatment. With thousands of psychological instruments available, this can often be difficult. This book offers a form of psychological assessment "triage." It eliminates the guesswork and helps psychologists quickly select, administer, and interpret psychological tests.
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Table of Contents
ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW.An Introduction to the Role of Assessment and the DSM-IV.Setting the Stage: Clinical Interviews and Mental StatusExams. Criteria for Test Selection.Adult and Older Adult Assessment.Adolescent and Child Assessment.DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS.Mood: Depression, Anxiety, Somatoform, and Related Disorders.Behavior: Attention-Deficit and Disruptive BehaviorDisorders.Reality Testing: Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders.Self-Control: Suicidality, Dangerousness, Substance-RelatedDisorders, Abuse, and Eating Disorders.Personality Disorders.Cognitive Function from a Developmental Perspective: From LearningDisorders to Dementia Screenings.COMPLETING THE EVALUATION.Integration: Methods and Models of Test Interpretation.Appendices.References.Indexes.