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5 Matching questions

  1. Psychophysiology
  2. Clinical Interview
  3. Family Functioning
  4. Standardization
  5. Criterion Validity
  1. a A conversation between a clinician and a patient that is aimed at determining diagnosis, history, causes for problems, and possible treatment options.
  2. b The extent to which a measure is associated in an expected way with some other measure (the criterion).
  3. c The discipline concerned with the bodily changes that accompany psychological events.
  4. d The process of constructing an assessment procedure that has norms and meets the various psychometric criteria for validity and reliability.
  5. e The adjustment of the family system as a whole in terms of family environment and performance of assigned roles to family members.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A psychologist concerned with the relationships among cognition, affect, and behavior on the one hand, and brain function on the other.
  2. The extent to which a measure adequately samples the domain of interest.
  3. The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
  4. A recording of the electrical activity of the heart, made with an electrocardiograph.
  5. In behavioral assessment, a procedure whereby the individual observes and reports certain aspects of his or her behavior, thoughts, or emotions.

5 True/False questions

  1. Videotape ReconstructionA form of behavioral assessment that entails careful observation of a person's overt behavior in a particular situation.

          

  2. Split-Half ReliabilityThe relationship between the judgements that at least two raters make independently about a phenomenon.

          

  3. CT scanA computer-generated picture of the living brain, created by analysis of radioactive particles from isotopes injected into the bloodstream.

          

  4. Structured InterviewA conversation between a clinician and a patient that is aimed at determining diagnosis, history, causes for problems, and possible treatment options.

          

  5. Psychological TestsStandardized procedures designed to measure a person's performance on a particular task or to assess his or her personality.

          

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